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.
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Movsar Evloev (DK: $9,100): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 10-0 record and making his UFC debut. In his 10 wins, he’s gone to decision three times, won by submission four and won by (T)KO three times. Evloev is currently a -330 favorite with +104 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. Movsar Evloev was the M1 bantamweight champion and looks to be a high-level wrestler and grappler. Evloev’s greatest edge in this fight is on the mat with a strong wrestling attack and submission skills. His opponent, Seungwoo Choi, is also making his UFC debut and... Read More
Max Holloway (DK: 9,100): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 20-3 record and 16-3 in the UFC. Max is currently on a 13-fight win streak with back-to-back victories over former champion Jose Aldo and a complete dismantling of Brian Ortega. In his 20 wins, he’s gone to decision eight times, won by submission twice and won by (T)KO ten times. Holloway is currently a -190 favorite with +123 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. This fight between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirer should be one of the most entertaining fights of the year. Both will likely... Read More
Kevin Holland (DK: $8,900): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 14-4 record and 2-1 in the UFC, including his fight on the DWCS. In his 14 wins, he’s won one time by decision, six times by submission and seven times by (T)KO. He is currently a -185 favorite with +165 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. Kevin Holland is a cocky, all-around fighter. He is long, athletic and has fluid movement. You’ll often see him during the fight trash talking his opponents or showboating. On the feet, Holland will be the quicker fighter and use his... Read More
Maycee Barber (DK: 8,900): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a perfect 6-0 record and 1-0 in the UFC. In his six wins, he’s won one time by decision, two times by submission and three times by (T)KO. She is currently a -240 favorite with +125 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. Maycee Barber is an all-around fighter. If the fight stays standing, Barber will be the quicker and more aggressive fighter. She lands almost 10 significant strikes per minute (9.69 ss/min) while her opponent, JJ Aldrich, absorbs more strikes than she lands 3.72 ss/min landed vs.... Read More
Claudio Silva (DK: 8,600): This is another tough card as there are not many safe plays and many of betting lines are close. Almost every fighter on this card has a path to victory. The fighter we feel most confident for his price to get the win is Claudio Silva. Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 12-1 record and 3-0 in the UFC. In his 12 wins, he’s won three times by decision, seven times by submission and two times (T)KO. He is currently a -145 favorite with -110 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. Claudio... Read More