UFC ON ESPN 32: Kattar vs Chikadze 01/15/2022 Odds, Fight Picks and Predictions

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UFC ON ESPN 32 Kattar vs Chikadze 01-15-2022 Odds Fight Picks and Predictions

UFC ON ESPN 32: Kattar vs Chikadze 01/15/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns and they will kick off 2022 with an action-packed fight card. UFC on ESPN 32 is set to happen this Saturday, January 15 and it will be held inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can opt to watch the fights through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. Calvin Kattar is looking to improve his ranking in the featherweight division in order to get closer to a title shot against reigning champion Alexander Volkanovski. Standing in his way is Giga Chikadze who is out to make a giant leap in the rankings. It is seen in UFC fight odds that Giga Chikadze is going to be the fighter coming out on top against Calvin Kattar.

UFC ON ESPN 32: Kattar vs Chikadze 01/15/2022

When: Saturday, January 15, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC ON ESPN 32: Kattar vs Chikadze 01/15/2022 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Calvin Kattar +190 Giga Chikadze -230

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Calvin Kattar

Calvin Kattar is known as “The Boston Finisher” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Methuen, Massachusetts in the United States. He gets to represent both the Calrod Neto BJJ and Team Sityodtong in his pro fights. Kattar is a 33-year-old fighter who has been comfortable competing at featherweight. He currently owns a 22-5 professional MMA record. 11 of those victories came from knockouts while nine of them reached the judges’ scorecards. After taking wins over Jeremy Stephens and Dan Ige, Kattar was not able to ride the momentum and convert it to a winning streak. He lost to Max Holloway via unanimous decision in January 2021 at the UFC on ABC 1 fight card.

Giga Chikadze

Giga Chikadze goes by the ring name as the “Ninja” and this fighter came all the way from Tbilisi, Georgia to be in this fight. He has been busy sharpening his fighting skills at the Kings MMA fight stable. Chikadze is at the same age as his opponent and this six-foot featherweight has only lost twice in 16 professional MMA bouts. His victories are divided into nine knockouts, four decisions, and one submission. Since coming to the UFC in September 2019, Chikadze has won all the seven fights given to him and he is now on a nine-fight winning streak. His most recent opponent was Edson Barboza in UFC on ESPN 30 and he knocked him out in the third round.

Kattar vs Chikadze Betting Numbers

Kattar
Chikadze
Record 22-5-0 14-2-0
Last Fight Loss Win
Country United States Georgia
Height 5’11” 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 145 145
Reach (in) 72 74
Win by KO/TKO 50% 64%
Win by Submission 9% 7%
Decisions 41% 29%
Strikes landed per minute 5.02 3.76
Striking accuracy 42% 45%
Striking absorbed per minute 8.16 2.69
Striking defense 50% 61%
Takedown average 0.37 0.33
Takedown accuracy 30% 33%
Takedown defense 89% 68%
Submission average 0.00 0.30

Kattar vs Chikadze Betting Picks

The rise of Giga Chikadze seems inevitable as he is considered the favorite to win against Calvin Kattar in the best online sportsbook. This should be another knockout victory for Chikadze and expect it to happen by the second round onwards.