Dwight Grant vs Sergey Khandozhko Pick, 4/23/2022 Predictions UFC Vegas 52 Odds
Dwight Grant vs Sergey Khandozhko
UFC Vegas 52
UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, April 23, 2022
Dwight Grant will enter the Octagon against Sergey Khandozhko at UFC Vegas 52 on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The opener has Grant coming in at -115 while Khandozhko is at -140.
Dwight "The Body Snatcher" Grant steps into the cage with a mark of 11-4-0. The 37-year-old is weighing in at 170 lbs and stands 6'1". The switch fighter has an arm span of 76". Sergey "Honda" Khandozhko comes in at 6'1" and is fighting at 170 lbs. The orthodox fighter looks to add a victory to his total of 27-6-1. The 29-year-old reaches 74". Regarding significant strikes, Dwight Grant is connecting on 3.10 per min while Sergey Khandozhko lands 2.83 significant strikes per min. Grant is connecting on 33% of the significant strikes he tries while Khandozhko connects on 42%. In terms of defending in the cage, "The Body Snatcher" absorbs 2.21 significant strikes per min while "Honda" allows 1.70. Grant also prevents 62% of the significant strikes his opponents throw at him and Khandozhko thwarts 60% of them.
|UFC Vegas 52||Dwight Grant||Sergey Khandozhko|
|Average Fight Time||10:39||15:00|
|Weight||170 lbs||170 lbs|
|Strikes Landed Per Minute||3.10||2.83|
Concerning takedowns, Dwight Grant is the more efficient wrestler as he takes his opponents down 0.60 times per 3 rds. Grant is getting his opponent to the mat on 80% of the times he tries and is defending 70% of all takedown attempts. Khandozhko is finishing his takedown tries on 16% of his takedown attempts and stuffing 64% of the attempts against him. When it comes to submission attempts, Grant is the less likely of the two fighters to go for the finish by trying 0.7 subs per 15 min while Khandozhko goes for 0.9 subs per 15 minutes.
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The last time he stepped into the Octagon, Dwight Grant faced Francisco Trinaldo and was defeated by way of split decision in round 3. Trinaldo ended up landing 61 of 101 total strikes that he let go in that contest. Grant ended the night having landed 41 of 145 total strikes. In terms of significant strikes, Trinaldo landed 36 of 70, which means his percentage was 51%. He ended up landing 20 of 50 significant strikes directed at the head. On the other side of the Octagon, Grant landed 23% of his significant strikes by connecting on 31 of 133. In regard to the placement of these significant strikes, he connected on 20 of 114 pointed at the head. 72% of the significant strikes landed by Trinaldo and 90% of them connected on by Grant were tallied at a distance.
In the last fight for Sergey Khandozhko, he squared up with Rustam Khabilov and wound up walking away in defeat via unanimous decision in round 3. Khabilov landed 66% of the significant strikes he took from distance and Khandozhko landed 92% of the significant strikes he attempted from distance. Khandozhko ended up landing 49% of the significant strikes he attempted by landing 25 of 51. He connected on 12 of 33 significant strikes to the head. Khabilov landed 12 of 28 significant strikes in that fight. Looking at the significant strike accuracy, he connected on 6 of 21 aimed at the head. In regard to total strikes thrown, Khabilov ended up landing 56 of 79 and Khandozhko connected on 188 of 219 of all the strikes he attempted.
Other fights to watch out for
An additional bout that shouldn't be missed is when Tyson Pedro fights Ike Villanueva. Pedro will be looking to add a victory to his total of 7-3-0. The 30-year-old weighs 205 lbs and stands 6'3". The orthodox fighter extends his reach 79". Villanueva comes in at 6'1" and is weighing in at 205 lbs. The orthodox fighter will be looking to add a win to his record of 18-13-0. The 38-year-old has a wingspan of 73". In terms of takedowns, Tyson Pedro scores a takedown 0.74 times per 15 min while Ike Villanueva gets a takedown 0.70 times per 15 minutes. When talking about striking, Pedro lands an average of 2.70 strikes/min and is connecting on 62% of the strikes that he attempts. The other fighter in this bout is Ike Villanueva, who tags his opponent on 40% of the strikes he has tried and is connecting on 4.35 per min.
Another must see fight on the night is when Cameron Else is set to enter the Octagon against Qileng Aori. Aori comes into this fight with a mark of 18-9-0. The 28-year-old weighs 135 lbs and measures 5'7". The orthodox fighter stretches 69". Else measures in at 5'9" and weighs in at 135 lbs. The switch fighter steps into the cage holding a mark of 10-5-0. The 34-year-old stretches 71". In terms of grappling, Qileng Aori prevents 54% of the takedowns his opponents attempt and is finishing his takedown tries on 57% of his tries. Else is taking his opponents down on 10% of his tries and defends against 10% of the takedowns his opponents attempt. In the category of striking, Aori takes 8.30 strikes/min and he lands 6.03 per minute. Else, in contrast, is absorbing 5.58 strikes per min and is connecting on 1.92 per minute.
Who will win tonight's UFC match against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Sergey Khandozhko (-140)
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