Brian Kelleher vs Saidyokub Kakhramonov Pick, 1/15/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 46 Odds
Brian Kelleher vs Saidyokub Kakhramonov
UFC Vegas 46
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Brian Kelleher will face off with Saidyokub Kakhramonov at UFC Vegas 46 on Saturday, January 15, 2022. The odds have Kelleher at +135 while Kakhramonov is coming in at -155.
Brian "Boom" Kelleher steps into the Octagon with a record of 23-12-0. The 35-year-old tips the scales at 135 lbs and comes in at 5'6". The switch fighter has an arm span of 66". Saidyokub Kakhramon stands in at 5'8" and weighs 135 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a victory to his record of 9-2-0. The 26-year-old has a wingspan of 69". In the category of significant strikes, Brian Kelleher is landing 3.63 per min and Saidyokub Kakhramonov is connecting on 2.46 significant strikes per minute. Kelleher lands 40% of the significant strikes he throws and Kakhramonov is landing 55%. Regarding defense, "Boom" absorbs 4.72 significant strikes per min and Kakhramon allows 0.82. Kelleher also defends against 53% of the significant strikes his opponents attempt while Kakhramonov is able to defend against 61% of the strikes thrown his way.
|UFC Vegas 46||Brian Kelleher||Saidyokub Kakhramonov|
|Average Fight Time||8:46||14:39|
|Weight||135 lbs||135 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.63||2.46|
Regarding wrestling, Brian Kelleher is not as efficient of a grappler as he takes his opponents to the canvas 1.28 times per 3 rds. Kelleher is taking his opponents to the canvas on 33% of his attempts and is defending 59% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Kakhramonov is finishing his takedown tries on 28% of his takedown tries and stuffing 87% of all takedowns attempted by his opposition. Regarding going for the sub, Kelleher is less likely to go for the finish by going for 0.9 submissions per 3 rds while Kakhramonov attempts 4.1 submissions per 15 min.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Brian Kelleher went up against Domingo Pilarte and wound up getting the victory via unanimous decision in round 3. Pilarte ended up landing 117 of 159 of the strikes he threw in total in this fight. Kelleher ended the night having landed 236 of 279 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Pilarte ended up landing 3 of 11, which gave him a rate of 27%. He ended up landing 2 of 8 significant strikes directed at the head. Statistically, Kelleher landed 70% of his significant strikes by landing 28 of 40. Of those significant strikes, he was 24 of 35 to the head. 66% of the significant strikes landed by Pilarte and 3% of them connected on by Kelleher were done at distance.
In the last fight for Saidyokub Kakhramonov, he faced off with Trevin Jones and ended up winning this fight by way of a guillotine choke in round 3. Jones ended up connecting on 41% of his significant strikes at distance while Kakhramonov ended up connecting on 58% of the significant strikes he tried at a distance. Kakhramonov connected on 55% of his significant strikes attempted by landing 36 of 65. He landed 21 of 48 significant strikes to the head. Jones ended up landing 12 of 31 significant strikes in that contest. In terms of accuracy for the significant strikes, he connected on 6 of 23 aimed at the head. In relation to total strikes that he let go, Jones was 70 of 112 while Kakhramonov ended up landing 123 of 163 of all the strikes he threw.
Other bouts to watch
Another bout that you're not going to want to miss is when Katlyn Chookagian meets Jennifer Maia. Chookagian has a record of 16-4-0. The 33-year-old tips the scales at 125 lbs and stands 5'9". The orthodox fighter extends her reach 68". Maia measures 5'4" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter comes into this bout with a mark of 19-7-1. The 33-year-old stretches 64". In terms of takedowns, Katlyn Chookagian is able to score a takedown 0.25 times per 3 rounds and Jennifer Maia takes her opponents to the mat 0.29 times per 3 rounds. In the striking category, Chookagian tags his opponents 4.57 strikes per min and landing 35% of the strikes that she throws. Joining her in the Octagon is Jennifer Maia, who is landing 38% of the strikes she attempts and connects on 3.80 per min.
Another bout to watch is when Vanessa Demopoulos is set to clash with Silvana Gomez Juarez. Gomez Juarez steps into the cage with a record of 10-3-0. The 37-year-old steps on the scale at 115 lbs and measures 5'3". The orthodox fighter reaches 65". Demopoulos measures 5'2" and is weighing in at 125 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a win to her record of 6-4-0. The 33-year-old reaches 59". Regarding takedowns, Silvana Gomez Juarez thwarts 16% of the takedowns her opponents try and is scoring a takedown on 20% of the times she tries. Demopoulos is finishing her takedown tries on 20% of her tries and prevents 33% of the takedowns her opponents attempt. Concerning striking, Gomez Juarez absorbs 2.60 strikes per minute while she is landing 0.71 strikes/min. Demopoulos, moreover, is absorbing 4.67 strikes/min and connects on 3.13 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brian Kelleher (+135)
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