UFC 219: Cyborg vs. Holm

2017 ends with a bang, as the UFC 219 comes to us with a solid card of 10 fights. This is a difficult one to handicap from a DK perspective as there are no mid-tier fighters to focus on, so we’ll have to take some risks with some lower priced underdogs. I still like our options, and I think we have some solid dog plays in Esparza, Magny, and Smolka, so feel free to mix those fighters in with some of your favorites as well.

Without further ado, let’s breakdown each fight with a DraftKings angle! Let’s make it rain!




The first fight of the evening pits a crafty vet in Tim Elliott versus a heavily hyped young prospect making his UFC debut in Mark De La Rosa, who is also the husband of TUF 26 competitor and current UFC fighter, Montana De La Rosa. Elliott is a solid favorite at -224 and carries a salary of a respectable $9,000, while the debuting undefeated De La Rosa comes in as a +180 dog with a $7,200...