UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs Ige 07/15/2020 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs Ige 07/15/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is pulling no punches as they hold another fight card in July just four days after UFC 251 with UFC on ESPN 13. This event will happen on Wednesday, July 15 and it will be on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Fans are prohibited from coming to the island so viewing options are Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscriptions. The main event will feature two featherweights gunning to improve their ranking. 6th ranked fighter Calvin Kattar is looking forward to a step closer to a title fight by battling 10th ranked Dan Ige inside the octagon.
UFC on ESPN 13: Kattar vs Ige 07/15/2020
Calvin Kattar is a 32-year-old fighter that came from Methuen, Massachusetts and trains at the Carlos Neto BJJ and Team Sityodong. This five-foot-eleven featherweight owns a 21-4 professional MMA record and 11 of those wins are from knockouts. Kattar started his career in the UFC in July 2017. Prior to that, he is a standout fighter from Classic Entertainment and Sports MMA and Combat Zone. He won his first two fights in the organization before falling to Renato Carneiro. “The Boston Finisher” won his next two fights after that and it was against Chris Fishgold and Ricardo Lamas. In November 2019, he lost his second bout in the UFC against Zabit Magomedsharipov. His last fight was in May 2020 in UFC 249 and he won against Jeremy Stephens in a second round knockout through elbows.
Dan Ige is a 28-year-old fighter and his hometown is located in Honolulu Hawaii. “50k” stands at five-foot-seven and fights in the Xtreme Couture stable. His professional MMA record is now at 14-2 with six of those victories from decisions. Ige earned his ticket to join the UFC roster after winning over Luis Gomes via rear-naked choke in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. His debut match didn’t go well as judges favored Julio Arce over hin in UFC 220. He then went on to win six consecutive matches from June 2018 to May 2020. His last registered match was in UFC on ESPN 8 and he won against Edson Barboza in UFC on ESPN 8 via split decision.
Kattar vs Ige Betting Numbers
Kattar vs Ige Betting Picks
In this matchup, being the higher-ranked fighter gives Kattar the advantage over Ige according to Online Betting. Expect Kattar to go for the knockout and early finish while Ige will try to hold on and take his chances after the final bell.