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UFC On ABC 1: Holloway vs Kattar 01/16/2021 Betting Odds, Picks and UFC Predictions

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UFC On ABC 1 Holloway vs Kattar 01-16-2021 Betting Odds Picks and UFC Predictions

UFC On ABC 1: Holloway vs Kattar 01/16/2021 Betting Odds, Picks and UFC Predictions – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is starting off the year with a blockbuster fight card in UFC On ABC 1. This event is slated to happen this Saturday, January 16 in the remote area of the Etihad Arena located in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The matches are available to be seen through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The former UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway is set to try and make a good run to earn another title fight. He is the number one contender for the belt and needs to earn it by defeating 6th ranked featherweight Calvin Kattar. UFC Odds see this match to swing on the side of Max Holloway and giving Calvin Kattar another defeat.

UFC On ABC 1: Holloway vs Kattar 01/16/2021 Betting Odds, Picks and UFC Predictions

When: Saturday, January 16, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC On ABC 1: Holloway vs Kattar 01/16/2021 Betting Odds, Picks and UFC Predictions Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Max Holloway -160 Calvin Kattar +140

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Max Holloway

Max Holloway has an interesting nickname of “Blessed” and this American fighter came all the way from Waianae, Hawaii. He stands at five-foot-eleven and trains at the Gracie Technics and Hawaii Elite MMA. Holloway is very well known as he carried the UFC Featherweight championship for 925 days from June 3, 2017 to December 19, 2019.  He now has a professional MMA record of 21-6 with those victories split to ten knockouts, nine decisions and two submissions. He is looking forward to making a comeback in the featherweight division after losing twice to Alexander Volkanovski twice in a row. His losses started piling up and have been defeated three times in the last four matches. 

Calvin Kattar

Calvin Kattar is known as “The Boston Finisher” inside the MMA cage and his hometown is located at Methuen, Massachusetts. His skills are being honed in Carlos Neto BJJ and Team Sityodong. Kattar is five-foot-eleven and has been fighting at the featherweight division for his entire career. His record right now is at 22-4 and 11 of those wins came from knockouts. He also has nine decisions and two submissions under his name. This fighter is now the 6th ranked featherweight after defeating Jeremy Stephens and Dan Ige. His last match happened in July 2020 and that fight was won by going through the full three rounds to earn the unanimous decision.

Holloway vs Kattar Betting Numbers

Record 21-6-0 22-4-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country USA USA
Height 5’11” 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 69 72
Win by KO/TKO 48% 50%
Win by Submission 10% 9%
Decisions 43% 41%
Strikes landed per minute 6.47 5.01
Striking accuracy 44% 41%
Striking absorbed per minute 4.52 5.66
Striking defense 61% 56%
Takedown average 0.22 0.47
Takedown accuracy 83% 37%
Takedown defense 83% 88%
Submission average 0.40 0.00

Holloway vs Kattar Betting Picks

Max Holloway is one of the deadliest fighters to step in the octagon for the past years. He is still ranked as the sixth-best pound-for-pound fighter and this is going to be the biggest fight of Calvin Kattar. Online Betting sees that Holloway is the better risk as compared to Kattar.