Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Must-haves are our most highly recommended fighters for any given slate. Our experts select these picks above the rest and have determined they are most likely to reach or exceed value. These are the foundational fighters that we advise building your lineups around.
Kevin Lee (DK: $9,000): Our daily fantasy MMA Must-Have comes into this fight with a 17-3 record and 10-3 in the UFC. In his 17 wins, he’s gone to decision seven times, won by submission eight times, and won by TKO twice. Lee is a -325 favorite and -135 to win inside the distance. Kevin Lee and Al Iaquinta faced each other once back in 2014. It was Kevin Lee’s UFC debut and took a tough loss to Iaquinta. Since that fight, Lee has gone 10-2 with a four-fight win streak and five-fight win streak during that period. During that... Read More
Max Holloway (DK: 8,300): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 19-3 record and 15-3 in the UFC. Max is currently on a 12 fight win streak with back to back victories over former champion Jose Aldo. In his 19 wins, he’s gone to decision eight times, won by submission twice, and won by TKO nine times. Holloway is currently a +105 underdog. Max Holloway had a rough 2018. He had 3 fights cancelled due to health reasons and injuries. Holloway is an aggressive fighter that throws punches in bunches and looks to push the pace. He throws 6.2... Read More
Sodiq Yusuff (DK: $9,300): Our daily fantasy MMA Must-Have comes into this fight with a 7-1 record. He is making his UFC debut but did win his one fight on the Dana White’s Thursday Night Contenders Series. It was an impressive decision victory against a tough Mike Davis. In his seven wins, he’s gone to decision three times, and won by (T)KO four times. Yusuff is currently the biggest favorite at -540 and has -225 odds to win inside the distance. Sodiq is a very powerful and athletic fighter and likes to bring the fight to his opponents. He throws... Read More
Kamaru Usman (DK: $9,000): Our daily fantasy MMA Must-Have comes into this fight with a 13-1 record and is 8-0 in the UFC. In his 13 wins, he’s gone to decision six times, won by submission once and won by (T)KO six times. Usman is currently a -250 favorite and comes into this fight against Rafael Dos Anjos riding a 12 fight win streak. A win here sets him up for a possible title shot. Usman is a very strong, athletic wrestler that can also land heavy punches. In Dos Anjos last fight against Colby Covington, he struggled against smothering... Read More
Curtis Blaydes (DK: $8,700): Our daily fantasy MMA Must-Have comes into this fight with a 10-1 (1 NC) record and is 5-1 (1 NC) in the UFC. In his 10 wins, he’s gone to decision two times, and won by (T)KO eight times. Blaydes is currently a -220 favorite with -116 odds to win this fight inside the distance. Curtis Blaydes comes into this fight against Francis Ngannou riding a five-fight win streak and a win here sets him up for a possible title shot. Blaydes only career loss came was in his UFC debut against Ngannou due to a doctor’s... Read More