UFC 219: Parisian vs Pogues 2/18/2023 – Josh Parisian and Jamal Pogues are all set to enter the octagon at UFC 219. The main event will feature Taila Santos and Erin Blanchfield while the co-main event will feature Jordan Wright and Zac Pauga. Both fighters will square off in the Heavyweight Division battle.
The UFC betting apps have all the details of this entertaining fight. This is going to be a three-round battle between the two and it is all set to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans will get to watch the event live on ESPN+ or stream online with the UFC fight pass.
Josh Parisian seems to be out of form due to his inconsistency and the odds are leaning toward Jamal Pogues in this fight.
UFC 219: Parisian vs Pogues 2/18/2023
|When:||Saturday, February 18, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
With a record of 15-5-0 and is standing tall at 6’4”. Josh Parisian has a reach of 79 inches and will try to use that to his advantage. Parisian is averaging 4.97 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 52 percent.
When it comes to takedowns, he is closing in with 41 percent. Parisian will have a one-inch advantage in height and a two-inch advantage in reach. His average fight time is 9.27. Parisian seems to be lacking when it comes to wrestling and that is something he will need to focus on. Despite his record, Parisian also lacks submission skills.
Jamal Pogues will enter this fight with a 9-3-0 record. Pogues will have a disadvantage in reach and height, but he has better submission and wrestling skills when compared to Parisian. Jamal Pogues also seem to be more flexible and slightly faster with his movements.
Pogues is averaging 3.93 significant strikes per minute with a striking accuracy of 47 percent. When it comes to takedowns, Jamal Pogues is closing in with 41 percent. Pogues has a better average fight time of 15 minutes and is younger than his opponent.
Parisian vs Pogues Betting Numbers
|Win by KO/TKO||73%||44%|
|Win by Submission||13%||11%|
|Strikes landed per minute||5.27||N/A|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.64||N/A|
Parisian vs Pogues Betting Picks
Josh Parisian is one of those decent fighters, but Jamal Pogues has a better shot at this fight. Pogues is flexible and quick, and he has the skill to take out Parisian. The UFC betting sites US has predicted Pogues to win this fight.