Here’s our UFC Fight Night preview, including betting odds for Kattar vs Emmett.
Calvin Kattar will be fighting Josh Emmet in the main UFC Fight Night event on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
During her last UFC performance, Kattar defeated Giga Chikadze, winning that fight in five rounds by unanimous decision.
On the other side, Emmett was able to extend his winning streak to 4 victories with a unanimous decision win over Dan Ige back in December.
Reason to watch? Simple: This is a great fight between 2 top UFC Featherweight Division contenders.
Kattar vs Emmett Betting Odds
Here are the odds for the Kattar vs Emmett fight, brought to you by YouWager:
Kattar vs Emmett: The Fighters
Now let’s take a quick look at the fighters:
Kattar is 34 and his professional record is 23-5. He counts with a finish rate of 57% including 10 by KO, 3 by submission, and 10 by decision.
Kattar was defeated in a brutal fashion by Max Holloway. But the fighter managed to bounce back from that experience with an outstanding performance versus Chikadze.
As of now, Calvin Kattar has managed to win 3 of his last 4 bouts, including a KO win over Jeremy Stephens and a victory over Dan Ige.
When it comes to his style, he is a fighter that enjoys weakening rivals with elite boxer performances.
Emmett is 37, and his professional record is 17-2. His finish rate is 48%, including six by KO, two by submission, and nine by decision.
Emmett was inactive for 18 months until his return to UFC action to fight Dan Ige, winning such bout by unanimous decision from the 3 judges.
Emmett has won 4 straight since he got defeated by KO by Jeremy Stephens back in 2018.
The California native has now come up victorious in six of his last 7 bouts.
Let’s also not forget that Emmett is probably the fighter with the most powerful KO in his division.
And as clear proof are his KO victories over Michael Johnson, Ricardo Lamas, and Mirsad Bektic.
How They Match Up
Kattar is taller than Emmett at 5’11, while his rival is 5’6.
And this means that Kattar will have a better reach than Emmett during this fight.
Emmett is also an older fighter at 37, but that doesn’t mean more fights as he has fewer professional bouts in his career than Kattar.
Kattar is also the fighter that can land at a great rate, with 519 strikes per minute, in comparison to Emmett, with 4.28.
There are no titles involved in this fight, but the winner of this bout will definitely earn the rights to a shot for the belt.
This is a fight between #7 and #4 in the 145lbs division.
And, although there are other stars such as Yair Rodriguez and Arnold Allen, chances are that the fighter that gets the victory here will push his own name in front of the queue.
Kattar vs Emmett Betting Pick
We definitely expect a tough battle between these two.
But Kattar is younger, taller, and also has 9 extra fights under his belt than Emmett.
PICK: Calvin Kattar -245
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