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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Tatiana Suarez (DK: $9,500): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 7-0 record and is 4-0 in the UFC. In her seven wins, she’s gone to decision twice, won by submission three times and won by (T)KO twice. She is currently a -650 favorite with -125 odds to win this fight inside the distance. Suarez has been an absolute beast since entering the UFC. Her wrestling is world-class and no one has been able to stop it. She averages 7.5 takedowns with 7.75 advances per 15 minutes, which are DraftKings gold. In her four UFC fights she averaged... Read More
Aleksandar Rakic (DK: $8,900): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with an 11-1 record and is 3-0 in the UFC. In his 11 wins, he’s gone to decision twice, won by submission once and won by (T)KO nine times. Rakic is currently a -185 favorite with +120 odds to win this fight inside the distance. Rakic is 12 years younger than his opponent Jimi Manuwa. Rakic is a big, mobile and athletic light heavyweight, averaging 1.32 takedowns per fight while throwing 5.31 significant strikes per minute. Rakic has been improving from fight to fight. On the feet he’ll be the... Read More
Davi Ramos (DK: $9,200): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 9-2 record and is 3-1 in the UFC. In his nine wins, he’s gone to decision once, won by submission seven times and won by (T)KO once. Ramos is a -440 favorite with -165 odds to win this fight inside the distance. Ramos has won five of his last six fights, winning four with a rear naked choke with three coming in the first round of the fight. Davi is a world-class grappler and was the former ADCC submission grappling champion. Ramos averages 3.28 takedowns per fight while... Read More
Raoni Barcelos (DK: $9,600): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with a 13-1 record and 2-0 in the UFC. In his 13 wins, he’s gone to decision four times, won by submission twice and won by (T)KO seven times. He is currently a -980 favorite with -325 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. Raoni Barcelos is a future top-5 fighter and title challenger in the bantamweight division. He is a top-level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt with some serious knockout power. He averages 3.63 takedowns per 15 minutes and throws 5.66 significant strikes per minute. His opponent, Carlos Huachin,... Read More
Merab Dvalishvili (DK: $8,600): Our Must-Have comes into this fight with an 8-4 record and 1-2 in the UFC. In his eight wins, he’s gone to decision five times, won by submission one time and won by (T)KO two times. Dvalishvili is currently a -185 favorite with +530 odds to finish the fight inside the distance. Merab Dvalishvili is DraftKings gold, averaging 7.3 takedowns per 15 minutes, and 20 attempts in his last three fights. This is and insanely high rate and helps rack up points quickly. This is a stylistic matchup that favors Merab since his opponent, Brad Katona,... Read More