- Zabit Magomedsharipov opens as the betting favourite (-233) against Calvin Kattar (+186).
- Magomedsharipov vs Kattar was orginally scheduled for UFC Boston but has since been moved to UFC Moscow on November 9.
- Magomedsharipov is unbeaten in the UFC, while Kattar has hype behind him also with only one UFC loss.
A vital fight in the featherweight division has been rescheduled a few weeks ahead of it’s original date. The bout between two highly-prospected featherweights in Zabit Magomedsharipov ranked #5 and Calvin Kattar ranked #11. We take a look at the opening UFC betting odds and discuss where the value is below.
Zabit vs Kattar Odds
Bet $233 on Zabit to win $100 in our top recommended UFC betting sites, these odds are priced right for opening ones – as Calvin Kattar is no slouch for a lower ranked opponent. The best betting value here would be on Calvin Kattar as an underdog here, bet $100 to win $186 on the Massachusetts native.
With an undefeated record since joining the UFC Zabit has not only made every opponent look terrible, but is a unique prospect for the UFC and the Russian fan base. Zabit is on a 13-win fight streak, with 6 wins by KO and 7 via submission, no fighter is in a safe position inside the octagon with Zabit.
Calvin Kattar is also a well-rounded individual, with a takedown defence of 80% this will do him justice against the unorthodox takedowns and submission treat that Zabit brings.
Kattar’s only loss in the UFC came at the hands of Muay Thai fighter Renato Moicano, this could be his downfall if he is over-worked by Zabit. According to UFC.com, Kattar has a striking accuracy of 42% landing 247/584 strikes vs Zabit’s 53% with 284/534 strikes landed.
Pick: Zabit by decision
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