UFC ON ESPN 51 Josh Parisian vs. Martin Buday 8-12-23 Analysis, Prediction, and Odds

Josh Parisian vs. Martin Buday 8/12/23 – Canadian fight fans eagerly anticipate UFC on ESPN 51 event and anticipate the heavyweight showdown between Josh Parisian and Martin Buday, scheduled for August 12, 2023. In this piece, we will closely assess both fighters’ skills, past performances, and future potential to make informed predictions. We will offer bettors some MMA picks for Canadians to wager upon this bout.

Josh Parisian vs. Martin Buday

Date & Time: Saturday, August 12, 2023, at 4:00 PM ET

Location: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA


Josh Parisian vs. Martin Buday 8/12/23 Betting Odds


Josh Parisian Analysis

Josh “Badys” Parisian has established himself as an undeniable force in the heavyweight division. Standing 6 feet 4 inches and 265 lbs, Parisian boasts an impressive record of 15-6-0. His style utilizes well-rounded skills and relentless aggression to deliver impressive victories inside an octagon ring. Parisian has an average of 4.45 significant strikes landed per minute with a striking accuracy rate of 49%, allowing him to keep an intense pace and land powerful strikes that put immense pressure on opponents. Unfortunately, his defense rate is 4.50 significant strikes per minute (41%).

Parisian has shown remarkable takedown skills, averaging 1.05 takedowns per 15 minutes at 33% accuracy with a 48% defense rate. Furthermore, his submission skills have proven limited; only 0.2 submissions occurred every 15 minutes. Parisian’s latest bout was against Pogues. However, that defeat strengthened his resolve to overcome Buday in this match-up.

Martin Buday Analysis

Martin Buday boasts an outstanding record of 12-1-0 and makes for a formidable opponent in the heavyweight division. Like Parisian, Buday stands 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 265 lbs – two qualities they share physically. Buday, an orthodox fighter who employs striking and defensive techniques, relies heavily on both. He averages 5.22 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy rate of 51% for potential knockout power. He displays a robust striking defense by only taking in 5.33 significant strikes per minute – thus boasting a defense rate of 55%.

Martin Buday has an excellent takedown accuracy rate of zero percent, signaling potential holes in his game. He offsets this weakness with an outstanding takedown defense rate of one hundred percent, successfully blocking all attempts against him. Like Josh Parisian, Martin Buday lacks submission skills, with no recorded submissions occurring in his professional career. Buday recently won his fight with Collier, giving him confidence going into this anticipated contest with Parisian.

Josh Parisian vs. Martin Buday Stats

Average Fight Time10:1511:39
Height6′ 4″6′ 4″
Weight265 lbs.265 lbs.
Strikes Landed per Min.4.455.22
Striking Accuracy49%51%
Strikes Absorbed per Min.4.505.33
Takedowns Average/15 min.1.050.00
Takedown Accuracy33%0%
Takedown Defense48%100%
Submission Average/15 min.0.20.0

Josh Parisian vs. Martin Buday Free Pick

At first glance, it’s evident that Josh Parisian and Martin Buday will face an intense and closely fought bout in their heavyweight bout. Both fighters bring unique strengths and challenges into the octagon, making predicting its outcome impossible.

Martin Buday stands out due to his superior striking accuracy, defensive capabilities, and recent win. However, the unpredictable nature of mixed martial arts means unexpected outcomes are always possible; Josh Parisian could prove an unpredictable opponent who could turn this fight more intense than anticipated.

Free Pick: Josh Parisian +165

With each passing day, MMA fans have been building up excitement for UFC on ESPN 51. Josh Parisian versus Martin Buday promises to provide an outstanding exhibition of skill, determination, and heart in the heavyweight division.

MMA audiences looking to jump in on the action should explore odds offered by top sportsbooks in Canada before placing bets on this exciting matchup. As these two warriors step into the octagon, let us enjoy and applaud elite mixed martial arts while honoring its core principles – the unyielding spirit and dedication of incredible athletes – that make up this sport.