On the whole, Abu Dhabi is a popular and reliable venue for UFC cards. UFC president Dana White found Abu Dhabi to be the point of least resistance during the pandemic. White was turned away by numerous American cities. By contrast, Abu Dhabi told White to “come right on in.” And this past summer the arrangement meant for plenty of UFC Betting. This Saturday afternoon Abu Dhabi has a fantastic card to get 2021 off to a perfect start. UFC Fight Night has a main card of five outstanding bouts. Max Holloway against Calvin Kattar is the main event.
UFC Fight Night Holloway vs. Kattar Main Card
|Date and Time:||Saturday, January 16, 2021, 3 p.m. ET|
|Location:||UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|UFC Fight Night Main Card TV Coverage:||ESPN+ and ABC|
Overall, Max “Blessed” Holloway has an offshore betting record of 21 wins and 6 losses. Calvin Kattar brings a mark of 22 wins and 4 losses.
Holloway is a former UFC featherweight champion. First in the featherweight rankings belongs to him. Holloway is ranked 8th for UFC pound for pound. Last time out Holloway lost to Alexander Volkanovski by split decision. July 20, 2020, at UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi was the event. It was Holloway’s second consecutive loss to Volkanovski. As a result, Holloway lost his championship belt. Previously he had defeated Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision for the UFC featherweight championship. Holloway has lost three of his last four fights.
Late on Kattar has won two straight fights. And four of his last six. Kattar is coming off a five-round unanimous decision win over Dan Ige. July 16, 2020, at Abu Dhabi for UFC on ESPN was the venue. Previously Kattar scored a second-round knockout win over Jeremy Stephens.
Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit has 31 wins and 13 losses. While Matt “The Immortal” Brown has 22 wins and 17 losses. Condit is a former interim UFC welterweight champion.
The last time out for Condit was on October 4, 2020, in Abu Dhabi. Condit beat Court McGee in a three-round unanimous decision. With the win, Condit snapped a five-bout losing streak. He is only 3-8 in his last 11 fights.
Meanwhile Brown is coming off a second-round technical knockout loss to Miguel Baeza on May 16, 2020. UFC on ESPN at Jacksonville was the event. He has lost six of his last nine bouts.
Now Santiago “Argentine Dagger” Ponzinibbio has 28 wins and 3 losses with the UFC Betting odds. Li “The Leech” Jingliang brings a record of 17 wins and 6 losses.
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Joaquin “New Mansa” Buckley has a record of 12 wins and 3 losses. By contrast, Alessio Di Chirico has 12 wins and 5 losses.
Punahele “Puna” Soriano has a career record of 7 wins and 0 losses. Correlate Dusko “Thunder” Todorovic’s record of 10 wins and 0 losses.
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In this situation Max Holloway is favored at a decent price in a fight he should win.
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