UFC Fight Night 147: Till vs. Masvidal
Mike Alexander breaks down each fight on Saturday's UFC card and gives you his example lineups for DraftKings DFS MMA slate.
We’re looking at an overseas fight night card this weekend. That means two things. Lineup lock will be in the middle of the day and there will be some fighters no one is that familiar with. I’m deploying a new style for the breakdowns with that in mind. You’ll see a case for each fighter and how I’m handling them in my ownership pool.
Case for Till: He’s nicknamed the Gorilla for a reason. Till is a massive welterweight. That’s given plenty of people trouble. He has plenty of knockout power and a solid chin, despite getting knocked down and finished by Tyron Woodley.
Case for Masvidal: There aren’t many dudes as tough as Masvidal.
The plays: The numbers for Till aren’t great. He relies on his size and being stronger than opponents. The problem is Masvidal has been KO’d once in 45 fights. It’s an uphill climb for Till to win a decision against a busier fighter, though being in his home country helps.
Neither fighter likely has the output to make a great stack, but...