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UFC Fight Night 222: Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes 4/22/2023 Analysis, Odds and Picks

UFC Fight Night 222: Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes 4/22/2023 Analysis, Odds and Picks

Sergei Pavlovich will enter the Octagon against Curtis Blaydes at UFC Fight Night 222 this Saturday. UFC betting sites predict Curtis Blaydes as being victorious over his opponent Pavlovich; however, while Blaydes may be considered the favorite in this bout it won’t be easy for him.

Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes

Date & Time: Saturday, April 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET

Location: UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada


Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes Betting Odds


Moneyline: +145


Moneyline: -170

UFC Fight Night 222: Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes 4/22/2023 Analysis, Odds and Picks

Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes Analysis

Sergei Pavlovich boasts an unblemished record of 17-1-0 and stands at 6’3″, weighing 257 lbs. A southpaw fighter, Sergei connects on 8.07 significant strikes per minute while receiving 4.30 significant strikes per minute on defense. Sergei Pavlovich does not possess the best grappling ability as evidenced by him taking down opponents 0.80 times every 3 rounds. Additionally, Pavlovich only completes 15% of all takedown attempts while successfully defending 66% of any takedown attempts made against him.Sergei Pavlovich last entered the Octagon to face Tai Tuivasa and won via a head punch early in round 1. Tuivasa only managed to land two out of his 10 attempted strikes during this contest, leaving his opponent vulnerable and giving away wins by knockout. Pavlovich emerged victorious, having scored 23 out of 44 total strikes while Tuivasa managed two significant strikes out of 10, representing 20%. Additionally, two out of nine significant head strikes landed by Tuivasa were significant enough for him. Pavlovich connected on 52% of his significant strikes by landing 23 of 44 significant shots aimed at Tuivasa’s head; these significant strikes landed by Tuivasa were all counted close-in while 69% of Pavlovich were scored from distance.

Curtis “Razor” Blaydes stands at 6’4″ and currently fights at 265 lbs, boasting an orthodox record of 17-3-0 (1 NC). At 32 years old, his arm span spans 80″. Blaydes is capable of deflecting 59% of shots directed his way. Blaydes has completed 53% of his takedown attempts and successfully defended 33% of all takedowns attempted against him, and attempts 0.5 subs per 15 minutes. Curtis Blaydes ended his professional wrestling career by defeating Tom Aspinall by way of an early knee injury in round 1. Aspinall was successful with all significant strikes attempted from distance while Blaydes also hit every shot he attempted at distance. Blaydes was successful in landing 40% of his significant strikes attempted, connecting on four out of ten attempts aimed at the head. Meanwhile, Aspinall scored three of five significant strikes during this encounter. Aspinall was unsuccessful with any significant strikes aimed directly at his head; of all the total strikes that were let loose, 3 out of 5 connected while Blaydes connected on 4 of 10.

Sergei Pavlovich vs Curtis Blaydes Free Pick

Both fighters boast impressive records and winning streaks; Pavlovich in particular is known for his speed and agility in the ring. However, according to expert UFC betting predictions, Curtis Blaydes will prevail here.

Free Pick: Curtis Blaydes -170

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