UFC ON ESPN 51 Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett 8-12-23 Prediction, Analysis, and Tips

Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett 8/12/23 – Get ready for an exhilarating Middleweight showdown as UFC On ESPN 51 brings us an explosive battle between Josh Fremd and Jamie Pickett on August 12th, 2023. MMA enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly awaiting this match-up; in our analysis of both fighters, we’ll analyze their offense, defense, past performances, and predicted outcomes to provide expert predictions of this epic showdown – so stay tuned for our best free MMA predictions.

Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett

Date & Time: Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 7:00 PM ET

Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA


Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett 8/12/23 Betting Odds

Fremd -340

Josh Fremd Analysis

Josh Fremd boasts an impressive 10-4-0 record showcasing striking and grappling prowess in the Octagon. Standing at 6’4″ and 185 lbs, Fremd boasts an advantage in reach – over 76 inches to land powerful strikes at long range from a distance. An average fight time of 9 minutes 36 seconds shows his endurance and control of the match pace. Fremd’s striking statistics speak for themselves; his striking statistics demonstrate his prowess with 3.05 significant strikes landed per minute and 52% accuracy, as well as 2.71 significant strikes taken per minute at his 42% striking defense, indicating room for growth during exchanges. 

Fremd’s grappling acumen makes him an intimidating opponent in grappling. He averages 1.56 takedowns every 15 minutes with 75% accuracy; his takedown defense rate, however, stands at 31%, which Jamie Pickett could exploit to his advantage. Josh Fremd demonstrated his skills in the Octagon with an impressive victory against Dumas, showing both striking prowess and grappling ability to secure his victory and show that he is a versatile fighter. Fremd’s victory undoubtedly strengthened his confidence in facing Jamie Pickett later this year.

Jamie Pickett Analysis

Jamie “The Night Wolf” Pickett boasts an impressive 13-9-0 record, demonstrating an aggressive fighting spirit. At 6 feet 2″ and 185 lbs, Pickett stands 6’2″, boasts an 80-inch reach, and can quickly finish fights – his average fight time is 8 minutes 56 seconds, demonstrating this skill set. His accuracy shows Pickett’s striking prowess of 50% and 3.16 significant strikes per minute landed, as well as 48% striking defense, showing his ability to avoid taking significant hits during encounters.

Pickett averages 1.34 takedowns every 15 minutes with an accuracy rate of 36% – lower than Fremd’s 38% – however, his impressive takedown defense rate of 66% could prove instrumental in keeping the fight standing and capitalizing on his striking abilities. Jamie Pickett’s last fight wasn’t exactly according to plan, resulting in a defeat against Nickal. Even so, despite this setback, Pickett showed aggressive striking and determination throughout the bout. However, losing may have dampened his spirits somewhat. It likely fueled his motivation even more, to come back stronger against Josh Fremd in their next contest.

Both fighters have experienced extreme highs and lows of fighting, and their recent performances could play an instrumental role in shaping their minds and approaches to this fight. Fremd’s victory may give him additional confidence, while Pickett’s loss may fuel her desire for redemption and victory.

Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett Stats

Average Fight Time9:368:56
Height6′ 4″6′ 2″
Weight185 lbs.185 lbs.
Strikes Landed per Min.3.053.16
Striking Accuracy52%50%
Strikes Absorbed per Min.2.714.23
Takedowns Average/15 min.1.561.34
Takedown Accuracy75%36%
Takedown Defense31%66%
Submission Average/15 min.1.60.2

Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett Free Pick

Based on an exhaustive examination of both fighters, it’s clear that this battle will likely be close. Josh Fremd holds an edge due to his superior takedown abilities and reach advantage, giving him opportunities to control both on the feet and ground.

Free Pick: Josh Fremd -340

As the UFC ON ESPN 51 event featuring Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett approaches, fans eagerly anticipate a thrilling Middleweight battle. Both fighters possess unique skill sets that promise an unforgettable night of MMA action. If you’re in Canada, this fight presents an exciting opportunity for MMA betting in Canada. Keep a close eye on the odds, choose your fighter wisely, and enjoy this epic clash inside the Octagon on August 12, 2023.