Dan Ige has used a powerful profitable streak to realize a spot within the prime 10 of the UFC’s featherweight division. He hasn’t misplaced since dropping a unanimous determination towards Julio Arce in his promotional debut in January 2018 and is hoping to earn a shot at champion Alexander Volkanovski within the close to future. Ige can strengthen his probabilities on Wednesday when he takes on Calvin Kattar in the principle occasion of UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige. The primary UFC Struggle Evening card from UFC Struggle Island within the United Arab Emirates will start at 10 p.m. ET. Ige seemingly will want a powerful victory since his final two wins have come through cut up determination.

Kattar will attempt to finish issues early since two of his final three wins have been first-round knockouts. Kattar is a -320 favourite (threat $320 to win $100), up from -300, whereas Ige is a +250 underdog within the newest Kattar vs. Ige odds from William Hill. Within the co-main occasion, Tim Elliott (-125) takes on Ryan Benoit (+105) in a flyweight battle. Earlier than making your UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige picks, be sure to see what SportsLine MMA analyst Kyle Marley has to say

The completed MMA analyst has been on hearth, as he has hit 13 consecutive main-event winners. Final week, Marley went 5-Zero on the principle card of UFC 251 and instructed SportsLine members to anticipate Usman to efficiently defend his belt with a unanimous-decision victory over Masvidal. The champion did simply that, because the judges’ scorecard featured a pair of 50-45s and a 49-46 in his favor.

Marley additionally known as a unanimous-decision win by Dustin Poirier (-200) over Dan Hooker (+175) of their light-weight primary occasion at UFC Struggle Evening two weeks in the past. Anybody who has persistently adopted Marley’s UFC picks is approach up. 

Now, with UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige quickly approaching, Marley has fastidiously studied each matchup on the cardboard, recognized the most effective worth within the UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige odds and launched his picks for each battle. These UFC Struggle Evening picks solely can be found right here

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The sixth-ranked fighter within the featherweight division, Kattar (21-4) stepped into the Octagon simply over two months in the past at UFC 249. The 32-year-old native of Massachusetts was victorious in that bout, unloading a collection of elbows on Jeremy Stephens within the second spherical to win through technical knockout. 

Kattar has received 13 of his final 15 fights, registering his final 4 wins through knockout after a stretch of seven consecutive unanimous selections. He has posted 11 of his total wins through KO and earned Struggle of the Evening honors twice throughout his seven-fight tenure within the UFC. 

Ige (14-2) is also again after a short hiatus and has but to be knocked out in his skilled profession, as each of his losses have been by determination. The 28-year-old Hawaiian, who’s the UFC’s 10th-ranked featherweight, has received six straight fights and 12 of his final 13 after incomes a split-decision win over Edson Barboza on Might 16. You may see Marley’s full Kattar vs. Ige predictions right here.

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We’ll share one among Marley’s UFC Struggle Evening predictions right here: He’s backing Molly McCann (-110) to defeat Taila Santos (-110) in a girls’s flyweight bout. 

Ranked 15th within the division, McCann (10-2) has posted three straight victories after submitting towards Gillian Robertson in her UFC debut on Might 27, 2018. The 30-year-old Brit, who took a unanimous determination versus Diana Belbita in her most up-to-date battle on Oct. 18, is a former Shock N’Awe and Cage Warriors Combating Championship flyweight titleholder.

Santos (15-1) additionally made an inauspicious debut within the UFC, dropping a cut up determination to Mara Romero Borella in February 2019. The 27-year-old Brazilian hasn’t fought since however has recorded 10 of her profession victories through knockout.

“I see McCann being the one pushing ahead and never giving the house Santos must work with. She’ll make this extra of a battle that matches her fashion,” Marley instructed SportsLine.

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Marley additionally has robust picks for Kattar vs. Ige and each different bout on the UFC Struggle Evening card. He is additionally backing one fighter who “is the extra aggressive, higher-paced striker!” You may see these UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige picks solely at SportsLine

Who wins Kattar vs. Ige at UFC Struggle Evening? And the way precisely does every battle finish? Go to SportsLine now to get detailed picks on each battle on Wednesday’s UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige card, all from the completed knowledgeable who’s up practically $21,000 and has nailed 13 straight primary occasions, and discover out.

UFC Struggle Evening: Kattar vs. Ige odds (through William Hill)

Calvin Kattar (-320) vs. Dan Ige (+250)
Tim Elliott (-125) vs. Ryan Benoit (+105)
Jimmie Rivera (-140) vs. Cody Stamann (+120)
Molly McCann (-110) vs. Taila Santos (-110)
Abdul Razak Alhassan (-310) vs. Mounir Lazzez (+250)
John Phillips (+260) vs. Khamzat Chimaev (-330)
Ricardo Ramos (-165) vs. Lerone Murphy (+140)
Modestas Bukauskas (-260) vs. Andreas Michailidis (+210)
Jared Gordon (-150) vs. Chris Fishgold (+125)
Diana Belbita (-160) vs. Liana Jojua (+135)
Jack Shore (-625) vs. Aaron Phillips (+450)