(Click here to open a PDF of the staff picks grid in a separate window.) Kattar is more than a 3-1 favorite, and he’s got a big 11-3 lead in the picks from our 14 editors, writers, videographers and radio hosts.
10-ranked Ige is priced at +240 (risk $100 to win $240) in the latest Kattar vs. Ige odds from William Hill. In the main event, Calvin Kattar (21-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) takes on Dan Ige (14-2 MMA, 6-1 UFC) in a featherweight bout.
You’ll need to get a bit creative. UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige - Predictions and Picks Calvin Kattar faces Dan Ige in the main event of the UFC's second Fight Island show next Wednesday Scott Newman FOLLOW
The Bloody Elbow team has made its predictions for Wednesday’s UFC on ESPN show in Abu Dhabi, and we all believe Calvin Kattar will beat Dan Ige …
At just 28-years-old, Ige will have some physical disadvantages.
There are 2 fights in the undercard worth betting: Elliott vs Benoit and McCann vs Santos. Kattar is a -300 favorite (risk $300 to win $100) after climbing as high as -320, while Ige is a +240 underdog in the latest Kattar vs. Ige odds from William Hill. He trains out of Las Vegas with Xtreme Couture.
He stands four-inches shorter than Kattar and will have a one-inch reach disadvantage. Kattar (-313) is an overwhelming favorite on the 2-way line, and there is no way to justify risking more than three times your possible return. Kattar vs Ige Predictions for UFC Fight Night 172 undercard. Kattar vs. Ige.
The sixth-ranked Kattar is a -300 favorite (risk $300 to win $100), while the No. Kattar and Ige are both on the precipice of breaking out in the featherweight division, so this is an interesting main event for a midweek card. A professional since 2014, Ige holds a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Jeff Doner, a brown belt in judo, and has NCAA division III credentials.