- Reed Kuhn is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, and strategy and analytics consultant. He is the author of “Fightnomics: The Hidden Numbers and Science in Mixed Martial Arts,” the first book to quantify drivers and performance metrics in combat sports.
Welcome to 2021, fight fans. And if you think we’ve run out of new ways to watch UFC fights, think again. On Saturday, the promotion will make its debut on the ABC Network in an early timeslot marking the first event of the new year. As they have in the past when getting major network audiences, promoters have chosen what should be a fan-friendly striking duel for the main event.
Prelims start at Noon ET Saturday on ESPN+, and the main card begins at 3 p.m. ET on ABC/ESPN+.
Odds are courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill.
Featherweight main event: No. 1 Max Holloway (-155) vs. No. 6 Calvin Kattar (+135)
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