The UFC is geared up for a rare Wednesday event as Fight Island in Abu Dhabi plays host to a featherweight headliner between the #6 ranked, Calvin Kattar, and the #10 ranked, Dan Ige. Bloody Elbow is here to provide the betting lines for this UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige matchup as well as the rest of this midweek card.
Having won three of his last four, including a recent destruction of Jeremy Stephens, Kattar is quite the betting favorite here. His moneyline is clocking in with a sizable minus line of -305. As for Ige, following his controversial split decision win over Edson Barbosa, he finds himself as a sizable +275 underdog.
According to the odds, Kattar is the one that will be getting the finish. Gamblers can lay the price on ‘Kattar wins inside distance’ at a cost of -130, or take the price on ‘Not Kattar inside distance’ at a value of +100. Ige on the other hand has been deemed much less likely to produce a fight-ending sequence. The exotic wager ‘Ige wins inside distance’ owns a massive underdog value of +815, with ‘Not Ige inside distance’ wildly favored at -1490.
Both of these men love to stand and trade and do so with immense skill, but of the two, Kattar is the one that’s the known finisher and has been putting people to sleep. Out of his five UFC wins, four of them ended by way of knockout. Ige can scrap too, but he has been on a streak of decisions lately, including recent back-to-back splits.
Neither man has been finished within the last decade, but nonetheless less the oddsmakers do not foresee these two punch-happy fighters needing 25-minutes to figure things out. The prop bet ‘Fight doesn’t go to decision’ is sporting a favored line of -170, with a +140 comeback on the ‘Fight goes to decision’ option. The over/under for this main event has been set at 4.5 rounds. The ‘Under’ bet is holding at a favored line of -142, with the ‘Over’ in the underdog slot at +127.
Check out the UFC Fight Island betting odds, courtesy of BestFightOdds.com:
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