Punahele Soriano vs Roman Kopylov Pick, 1/14/2023 Predictions UFC Vegas 67 Odds
Punahele Soriano vs Roman Kopylov
UFC Vegas 67
UFC Apex in Las Vegas
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Punahele Soriano will enter the Octagon against Roman Kopylov at UFC Vegas 67 on Saturday, January 14, 2023. The odds have Soriano priced at -155 while Kopylov is at +135.
Punahele "Puna" Soriano will be looking to add a victory to his total of 9-2-0. The 30-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and measures in at 5'11". The southpaw fighter has a wingspan of 72". Roman Kopylov measures 6'0" and steps on the scale at 185 lbs. The southpaw fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 9-2-0. The 31-year-old has a reach of 75". Concerning significant strikes, Punahele Soriano is landing 3.95 per min and Roman Kopylov connects on 3.44 significant strikes per minute. Soriano lands 47% of the significant strikes he attempts while Kopylov connects on 44%. Regarding defending in the Octagon, "Puna" absorbs 3.42 significant strikes per minute and Kopylov allows 3.81. Soriano also thwarts 52% of the significant strikes that are aimed in his direction and Kopylov stops 60% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 67||Punahele Soriano||Roman Kopylov|
|Average Fight Time||9:46||13:23|
|Weight||185 lbs||185 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.95||3.44|
In the category of takedowns, Punahele Soriano is the more productive wrestler as he gets a takedown 1.02 times per 15 minutes. Soriano is taking his opponents to the canvas on 57% of his tries and stopping 31% of takedowns his opponents have attempted. Kopylov is finishing his takedown tries on 33% of his takedown attempts and is stopping 87% of the tries against him. Regarding going for the sub, Soriano is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.4 finishes per 3 rds while Kopylov tries 0.7 finishes per 15 minutes.
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In his last fight, Punahele Soriano squared up with Dalcha Lungiambula and took home the win via a punch to the head in round 2. Lungiambula landed 17 of 28 of the strikes he let go in total for this contest. Soriano finished this fight landing 19 of 37 total strikes. When talking about significant strikes, Lungiambula landed 11 of 22, which gave him a rate of 50%. He ended up landing 6 of 16 significant strikes aimed at the head. On the other side, Soriano landed 48% of his significant strikes by sticking 17 of 35. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he landed 8 of 25 pointed at the head. 81% of the significant strikes connected on by Lungiambula and 52% of them landed by Soriano were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Roman Kopylov, he squared up with Alessio Di Chirico and ended up winning this fight via a punch to the head in round 3. Chirico connected on 97% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance and Kopylov ended up connecting on 93% of the significant strikes he attempted at distance. Kopylov landed 48% of his significant strikes attempted by connecting on 59 of 122. He landed 37 of 100 significant strikes to the head. Chirico ended up connecting on 39 of 126 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he ended up connecting on 29 of 109 to the head. Discussing total strikes thrown, Chirico landed 43 of 131 while Kopylov connected on 66 of 129 total strikes.
Other bouts on the card to watch
Another fight to keep an eye on is when Umar Nurmagomedov encounters Raoni Barcelos. Nurmagomedov walks into the Octagon with a mark of 15-0-0. The 27-year-old will fight at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'8". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 69". Barcelos measures 5'7" and is weighing in at 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 17-3-0. The 35-year-old reaches 67". In the grappling category, Umar Nurmagomedov gets a takedown 5.02 times per 15 min and Raoni Barcelos scores a takedown 1.71 times per 3 rounds. When talking about striking, Nurmagomedov lands 4.35 strikes per min and landing 70% of the strikes that he throws. On the other side of the cage you've got Raoni Barcelos, who lands 52% of the strikes that he throws and lands 5.82 per minute.
If you're going to be watching the fights, don't miss when Abdul Razak Alhassan is set to square up in the Octagon with Claudio Ribeiro. Ribeiro steps into the Octagon with a record of 10-2-0. The 30-year-old records a weight of 185 lbs and stands in at 6'1". The orthodox fighter has an arm span of 77". Razak Alhassan stands in at 5'10" and is weighing in at 185 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his record of 11-5-0. The 37-year-old has a wingspan of 73". Concerning wrestling, Claudio Ribeiro defends against 15% of the takedowns his opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 15% of his attempts. Razak Alhassan is finishing his takedowns on 45% of the attempts he tries and is able to deflect 52% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Ribeiro is taking 0.00 strikes/minute while he is connecting on 9.60 strikes per min. Razak Alhassan, moreover, is taking 4.06 strikes per minute and is dealing 3.57 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Punahele Soriano (-155)
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