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UFC Fight 271: Knight vs Grishin 02/12/2022 Picks, Predictions and Spread

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UFC Fight 271 Knight vs Grishin 02-12-2022 Picks Predictions and Spread

UFC Fight 271: Knight vs Grishin 02/12/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has stacked up another intense fight card this year with UFC 271 happening this coming Saturday, February 12. The matches will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are going to be the best ways to experience the bouts at home. Israel Adesanya will look to defend his UFC middleweight title when he takes on Robert Whittaker in a rematch at the main event. Kicking off the evening is a heavyweight bout between William Knight and Maxim Grishin. It is forecasted in UFC fight odds that Maxim Grishin is going to be winning this bout against William Knight.

UFC Fight 271: Knight vs Grishin

When:Saturday, February 12, 8:00 PM ET
Where:Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV:Pay Per View
Stream:UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight 271: Knight vs Grishin Odds

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William Knight+142Maxim Grishin-162

William Knight

William Knight has an interesting ring name as the “Knightmare” and he hails from Hartford, Connecticut in the United States. He has been representing the Thornton Martial Arts fight stable. Knight is a 33-year-old fighter and he has been competing mostly at the heavyweight division. This fighter has only lost twice in 13 professional bouts and nine of those victories came from knockouts. After experiencing his first loss in the UFC at the hands of Da Un Jung, Knight bounced back winning his next two fights. The first was against Fabricio Cherant and the more recent was with Alonzo Menifield in UFC on ESPN 31.

Maxim Grishin

Maxim Grishin is a 37-year-old fight veteran and he came all the way from Tambov, Tambov located in Russia. He has been sharpening his fighting skills at the Akhmat Fight Team MMA stable. Grishin stands at six-foot-three and has been more comfortable fighting at the light heavyweight division. His professional fighting record is now at 31-9 and he has 16 knockout victories under his name. This fighter just made his debut in the UFC just this July 2020. He lost that match against Marcin Tybura but followed it up with a knockout win over Gadzhimurad Antigulov. His most recent match was a unanimous decision loss against Dustin Jacoby in UFC Fight Night 186.

Knight vs Grishin Betting Numbers

Last FightWinLoss
CountryUnited StatesRussia
Weight (lbs)205205
Reach (in)7378
Win by KO/TKO82%52%
Win by Submission0%19%
Strikes landed per minute3.582.95
Striking accuracy65%44%
Striking absorbed per minute2.722.33
Striking defense36%56%
Takedown average2.050.38
Takedown accuracy47%33%
Takedown defense45%66%
Submission average0.200.00

Knight vs Grishin Betting Picks

It has been said that Maxim Grishin should have fought in the UFC in his younger years as he looks clearly out of his prime. William Knight is expected by the top online sportsbook to prevail and give Grishin his first knockout loss in the organization.