UFC Betting: Kattar vs Chikadze Odds Preview
The UFC returns with the first event of 2022 this weekend with UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs Chikadze.
The main event this weekend is a featherweight bout featuring Calvin Kattar and Giga Chikadze. At Bovada Sportsbook, Chikadze is a -250 favorite and Kattar a +195 underdog.
Chikadze has won his last nine fights to improve his record to 14-2 with nine wins by knockout and one by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 30 in August, defeating Edson Barboza by third-round KO as a -105 underdog.
Kattar is 4-2 in his last six fights and owns an overall record of 22-5 with 11 wins by KO and two by submission. He last fought at UFC on ABC 1 in January 2021 and lost to Max Holloway by unanimous decision as a +125 underdog.
Chookagian, Maia face off in flyweight rematch
Also on the main card this weekend is a women’s flyweight bout featuring a rematch between Katlyn Chookagian and Jennifer Maia. At Bovada, Chookagian is a -185 favorite and Maia is a +150 underdog.
Chookagian is 16-4 with two wins by KO and one by submission. She last fought at UFC 262 in May when she bested Viviane Araujo by unanimous decision as a -140 favorite.
Maia is 19-7-1 with four wins by KO and five by submission. She last fought at UFC 264 in July and topped Jessica Eye by unanimous decision as a -220 favorite.
Chookagian and Maia previously fought at UFC 244 in November 2019. The fight went the distance and Chookagian won by unanimous decision as a -165 favorite.
Royval favored to snap two-fight losing streak
One other notable fight on the main card this weekend is a flyweight bout between Brandon Royval and Rogerio Bontorin. At Bovada, Royval is a -170 favorite and Bontorin a +140 underdog.
Royval has lost his last two fights and his overall record stands at 12-6 with three wins by KO and eight by submission. He last fought in August at UFC on ESPN 28 where he lost to Alexandre Pantoja by second-round submission as a +130 underdog.
Bontorin has lost two of his last three fights. His record stands at 17-3 and one no contest, with three wins by KO and 11 by submission. He last fought at UFC 262 in May, defeating Matt Schnell by unanimous decision as a +135 underdog.