Luana Pinheiro vs Amanda Ribas Pick, 11/18/2023 Predictions UFC Vegas 82 Odds
Luana Pinheiro vs Amanda Ribas
UFC Vegas 82
UFC Apex in Las Vegas
Saturday, November 18, 2023
Luana Pinheiro will enter the Octagon against Amanda Ribas at UFC Vegas 82 on Saturday, November 18, 2023. The moneyline has Pinheiro coming in at +210 while Ribas is at -258.
Luana Pinheiro has a record of 11-1-0. The 30-year-old records a weight of 115 lbs and measures 5'2". The orthodox fighter reaches 62". Amanda Ribas stands in at 5'3" and records a weight of 115 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her total of 11-4-0. The 30-year-old extends her reach 66". When talking about significant strikes, Luana Pinheiro is landing 3.86 per minute and Amanda Ribas connects on 4.73 significant strikes per min. Pinheiro is landing 39% of the significant strikes she attempts and Ribas is landing 42%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, Pinheiro allows 3.67 significant strikes per min while Ribas takes 3.24. Pinheiro also thwarts 63% of the significant strikes her opponents throw at her while Ribas is able to stop 64% of the shots thrown.
|UFC Vegas 82||Luana Pinheiro||Amanda Ribas|
|Average Fight Time||9:16||11:01|
|Weight||115 lbs||115 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.86||4.73|
In the wrestling category, Luana Pinheiro is the more skilled grappler as she takes her opponents to the canvas 2.83 times per 3 rds. Pinheiro is finishing her takedown attempts on 50% of her tries and is stuffing 50% of the takedowns her opponents try. Ribas is getting her opponent to the mat on 53% of her takedown tries and stuffing 88% of the attempts against her. Regarding subbing the opposition, Pinheiro is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.4 submissions per 3 rounds while Ribas tries 0.9 submissions per 15 min.
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In her previous bout, Luana Pinheiro fought Michelle Waterson-Gomez and took home the victory via split decision in round 3. Waterson-Gomez landed 70 of 199 total strikes that she let go. Pinheiro ended the night having landed 48 of 132 total strikes. In regard to significant strikes, Waterson-Gomez landed 61 of 188, which gave her a percentage of 32%. She finished the fight landing 18 of 114 significant strikes aimed at the head. In terms of stats for the opponent, Pinheiro ended up landing 36% of her significant strikes by connecting on 44 of 122. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she landed 16 of 79 aimed at the head. 86% of the significant strikes landed by Waterson-Gomez and 86% of them landed by Pinheiro were tallied at distance.
In the last fight for Amanda Ribas, she faced off with Maycee Barber and walked away with a loss by an elbow to the head in round 2. Barber ended up connecting on 39% of her significant strikes at distance and Ribas ended up connecting on 85% of the significant strikes she tried at a distance. Ribas ended up landing 47% of the significant strikes she attempted by landing 35 of 74. She ended up landing 21 of 52 significant strikes aimed at the head. Barber ended up connecting on 81 of 124 significant strikes in that fight. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, she ended up landing 70 of 108 to the head. When discussing the strikes she fired off in this contest, Barber ended up connecting on 93 of 139 and Ribas ended up landing 43 of 85 total strikes.
Other fights on the card to keep an eye on
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Lucie Pudilova meets Ailin Perez. Pudilova comes into this bout holding a record of 14-8-0. The 29-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and measures in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter reaches 67". Perez measures 5'5" and tips the scales at 135 lbs. The switch fighter steps into the Octagon with a mark of 8-2-0. The 29-year-old reaches 66". In terms of takedowns, Lucie Pudilova is able to score a takedown 0.62 times per 3 rds and Ailin Perez takes her opponents to the canvas 6.63 times per 3 rounds. When it comes to striking, Pudilova lands 3.97 strikes/min and connecting on 37% of the strikes that she throws. On the other side of the cage we have Ailin Perez, who lands 55% of the strikes she has thrown and connects for an average of 3.05 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Paul Craig is set to clash with Brendan Allen. Allen comes into this fight with a mark of 22-5-0. The 27-year-old steps on the scale at 185 lbs and comes in at 6'2". The orthodox fighter stretches 75". Craig measures 6'3" and records a weight of 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 17-6-1. The 35-year-old has a reach of 76". In terms of wrestling, Brendan Allen stops 55% of the takedowns fighters have gone for and is finishing his takedowns on 42% of his attempts. Craig is taking his opponents to the mat on 23% of the tries he takes and deflects 42% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Allen takes 3.89 strikes/min while he is dishing out 3.96 strikes per minute. Craig, at the same time, takes 2.85 strikes per min and lands 2.57 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Luana Pinheiro (+210)
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