UFC Vegas 31 features the second coming of Khabib Nurmagomedov i.e Islam Makhachev. The Dagestani native takes on Thiago Moises.
Islam Makhachev is currently riding on a seven-fight winning streak. In his last fight, Islam Makhachev submitted Drew Dober in the third round at UFC 259. Prior to that, he defeated Davi Ramos via unanimous decision at UFC 242.
On the other hand, Thiago Moises is currently riding on a three-fight winning streak. Moises is coming off of a unanimous decision win over Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night 186. Prior to that, he also defeated Bobby Green via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 181.
The card also features the return of former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate. She will fight Marion Reneau.
Significant Strikes Landed per Minute: 2.00
Significant Striking Accuracy: 56%
Significant Strikes Absorbed per Minute: 0.77
Significant Strike Defence (the % of opponents strikes that did not land): 70%
Average Takedowns Landed per 15 minutes: 3.46
Takedown Accuracy: 68%
Takedown Defense (the % of opponents TD attempts that did not land): 93%
Average Submissions Attempted per 15 minutes: 1.0
Significant Strikes Landed per Minute: 2.85
Significant Striking Accuracy: 37%
Significant Strikes Absorbed per Minute: 3.88
Significant Strike Defence (the % of opponents strikes that did not land): 60%
Average Takedowns Landed per 15 minutes: 1.06
Takedown Accuracy: 33%
Takedown Defense (the % of opponents TD attempts that did not land): 63%
Average Submissions Attempted per 15 minutes: 1.2
The MMA India Show brings you another series of “The Prediction”, where, I, Jay Rock, analyze the upcoming fight cards and giving my predictions, analysis, betting tips.
For the last fight card, I didn’t have a great day as I went 8-4 on picks, bringing my overall record to 132-66
Check out my previous predictions here.
Heavyweight: Alan Baudot (3.60) vs Rodrigo Nascimento (1.28)
Result: Rodrigo Nascimento wins
Flyweight: Francisco Figueiredo (1.28) vs Malcolm Gordon (3.60)
Result: Francisco Figueiredo wins
Bantamweight: Miles John (1.53) vs Anderson Dos Santos (2.50)
Result: Miles John wins.
Bantamweight: Khalid Taha (1.66) vs Sergey Morozov (2.20)
Result: Khalid Taha wins.
Strawweight: Amanda Lemos (1.18) vs Montserrat Ruiz (5.00)
Result: Amanda Lemos wins.
Welterweight: Daniel Rodriguez (1.30) vs Preston Parsons (3.50)
Result: Daniel Rodriguez wins.
Featherweight: Gabriel Benitez (1.61) vs Billy Quarantillo (2.37)
Result: Gabriel Benitez wins.
Middleweight: Rodolfo Viera (1.44) vs Dustin Stoltzfus (2.75)
Result: Rodolfo Viera wins.
Lightweight: Jeremy Stephens (2.75) vs Mateusz Gamrot (1.44)
Result: Mateusz Gamrot wis.
Bantamweight: Marion Reneau (2.15) vs Miesha Tate (1.70)
Result: Miesha Tate wins.
Lightweight: Islam Makhachev (1.15) vs Thiago Moises (5.50)
Result: Islam Makhachev wins.