Stephens vs Kattar 05/09/2020 UFC Odds, Previews and Picks
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Stephens vs Kattar 05/09/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is delighted to bring to their fans a blockbuster fight card in UFC 249 after almost two months of no fights. This event will happen on Saturday, May 9 in a closed-door venue in Jacksonville, Florida. Fight fans can get to watch the fight on Pay Per View and through UFC Fight Pass. This event boasts a two-title main event with Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje fighting for the UFC interim lightweight championship while Henry Cejudo defends the bantamweight title against the returning Dominick Cruz. The undercard is a featherweight match between Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar. UFC Betting Odds see Kattar with the advantage in this match against Stephens.
Stephens vs Kattar 05/09/2020
Stephens vs Kattar 05/09/2020 Odds
Jeremy Stephens is a UFC featherweight veteran that came from Des Moines, Iowa and fights out of Alliance MMA. Nicknamed “Lil’ Heaven”, he stands at 5-foot-9 and weighs in at 145 at 33 years old. His professional MMA record is at 28-17 with 19 wins coming from knockouts. Stephens has been in the UFC since 2007 and has 31 fights in the organization. His career has been on an up-and-down roller coaster ride. In his last twelve fights, he had won five fights, lost six and one no-contest. His last four fights, he had three losses and they were against former champion Jose Aldo, Zabit Magomedsharipov and Yair Rodriguez. Before that, he had a three-fight winning streak against Josh Emmet, Doo Ho Choi and Josh Emmet.
Calvin Kattar is a 32-year-old featherweight fighter that hails from Methuen, Massachusetts. His stable is at Carlos Neto BJJ and Team Sityodong. Standing at 5-foot-11 and weighing at 145 lbs, he has a 20-4 professional MMA record. Nicknamed “The Boston Finisher”, Kattar made his UFC debut in UFC 214 back in July 2017. He was able to defeat Andre Fili via unanimous decision and made his mark by beating Shane Burgos for his second UFC match via TKO in the second round. He tasted his first UFC defeat against Renato Carneiro via unanimous decision but came back winning back-to-back fights against Chris Fishgold and Ricardo Lamas via TKOs. His last match was registered in November 2019 in UFC Fight Night 163 and he was beaten by Zabit Magomedsharipov via unanimous decision.
Stephens vs Kattar Betting Numbers
Stephens vs Kattar Betting Picks
Kattar is favored to win in this match over Stephens by Online Betting. Expect Kattar to finish this match early and use his punching power to recover from his past loss. On the other corner, Stephens will not be afraid to take his fists to Kattar and both fighters are expected to try to knock out each other. With a better recent history, Kattar is the safer bet.