In a women’s flyweight bout on the main card for UFC 255, Katlyn Chookagian will take on Cynthia Calvillo Saturday live from Las Vegas and available on ESPN+.
The 31-year-old Chookagian is entering the octagon as a big underdog against a fighter whose last loss happened three years ago. “Blonde Fighter” has a professional fighting record of 14-4, with this being her fourth fight in 2020. In her most recent contest, Chookagin lost to Jessica Andrade in Round 1 by knockout at UFC Fight Night 180. She will try to win on Saturday by landing significant strikes, with 4.18 strikes per minute in her UFC career with an accuracy of 35 percent.
As for Calvillo, she is walking into the UFC APEX with a professional fighting record of 9-1-1. The 33-year-old last fought in June at UFC on ESPN 10, where she received a unanimous decision over Jessica Eye.
The San Jose native is a complete fighter that can either via striking or grappling. Calvillo produces 4.21 strikes per 15 minutes with 44 percent accuracy. She also has a 1.97 takedown average per 15 minutes and 39 percent takedown accuracy in the octagon.
Here are the odds and betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Katlyn Chookagian vs. Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 255 on November 21st.
Odds and Betting splits
Katlyn Chookagian: +205, (34% of action, 28% of bets)
Cynthia Calvillo: -265, (66% of action, 72% of bets)
Winning Method Splits
Cynthia Calvillo by Decision: -134, (26% of action, 45% of bets)
Cynthia Calvillo by KO, TKO or DQ: +850, (17% of action, 10% of bets)
Katlyn Chookagian by Decision: +275, (4% of action, 32% of bets)
Cynthia Calvillo by Submission: +500, (16% of action, 13% of bets)
Katlyn Chookagian by KO, TKO or DQ: +1400, (9% of action, 10% of bets)
Katlyn Chookagian by Submission: +1600, (8% of action, 13% of bets)
Katlyn Chookagian: $7,500
Cynthia Calvillo: $8,700
Calvillo is the better fighter and best bet heading into Saturday’s matchup at UFC Vegas 255. The 33-year-old is worth the price in DFS as she’s averaging 86.4 fantasy points per fight, and is looking for fourth-straight win. Even though Chookagian has an advantage in the height and reach department, Calvillo has accumulated seven takedowns and 191 significant strikes in her last two fights.
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