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Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze Picks & Betting Tips – Chikadze To Win At UFC Fight Night

  • Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze tips for Saturday, January 15
  • UFC Fight Night is taking place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze Picks & Betting Tips


Giga Chikadze is tipped to continue his climb up the featherweight ladder.

Chikadze and Calvin Kattar are two talented strikers so fireworks are likely to be on the cards here.

Kattar has proven to be easier to hit in his career, so we are backing Chikadze to have his hand raised.

  • Giga Chikadze is 7-0 in the UFC
  • Giga Chikadze has a 45% striking accuracy (Kattar 42%)
  • Giga Chikadze absorbs 2.69 strikes per minute (Kattar 8.16)
  • Calvin Kattar has lost 3 of his last 7 fights
  • Calvin Katter has never been knocked out

Calvin Kattar Form


Calvin Kattar (22-5) has gone 4-3 since signing with the UFC back in 2017.

Kattar debuted with a decision win over Andre Fili and followed that up with a third-round knockout of Shane Burgos.

He suffered his first UFC defeat in his next outing, dropping a decision to Renato Moicano.

The 33-year-old American rebounded with first-round stoppages of Chris Fishgold and Ricardo Lamas, before suffering another decision defeat, this time at the hands of Zabit Magomedsharipov.

Kattar responded with a second-round knockout win over Jeremy Stephens, and he completed a perfect 2020 with a decision win over Dan Ige.

He fought just once in 2021, and that outing ended in defeat as he was outclassed over five rounds by Max Holloway.

That loss left Kattar with a 22-5 record, with 11 wins coming via KO/TKO and two by submission.

Of his four losses, one has come via submission and the other three by decision.

Giga Chikadze Form


Giga Chikadze (14-2) has enjoyed a perfect run of form since signing with the UFC, winning seven straight fights.

Chikadze made hard work of his first two fights as he edged split decision wins over Brandon Davis and Jamall Emmers.

His next two outings went the distance too, but on those occasions all three judges sided with the 33-year-old Georgian.

Chikadze beat Irwin Rivera and Omar Morale by unanimous decision, and in his fourth outing of 2020 he recorded his first stoppage win in the UFC.

He took out Jamey Simmons in the first round to take his win streak in the UFC to five fights.

The Georgian ace continued his knack for finishing in 2021 as he stopped two opponents for the biggest wins of his career so far.

Chikadze knocked out Cub Swanson in the first round and then finished Edson Barboza in the third to improve his career record to 14-2.

He has nine KO/TKO wins and one submission success on his record, while his two defeats have come via submission and decision.

Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze FAQs

Where can I watch the Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze live stream?

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Where is Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze taking place?

Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze is taking place at UFC Fight Night on Saturday, January 15 at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Verdict

Chikadze and Kattar are two entertaining and talented strikers so this fight should be a lot of fun.

Kattar has never been knocked out, but he has also proven to be much easier to hit than Chikadze in his career.

Therefore we are backing Chikadze to get his hand raised courtesy of the judges’ scorecards.

Best Bet: Chikadze by Decision Method of Victory @260.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
Value Bet: Over 3.5 Total Rounds @-120.48 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units
  • Bookmaker
    Bet Type
    Odds
  • Bookmaker
    Promo Code:NEWBONUS
    Bet Type
    Chikadze by Decision
    Method of Victory
    Odds
    @260.00
  • Bookmaker
    Promo Code:NEWBONUS
    Bet Type
    Over 3.5
    Total Rounds
    Odds
    @-120.48

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