On Wednesday, Calvin Kattar shared his thoughts on how his upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night with Josh Emmett could play out.

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“Either one of us will do it early and make it look easy, or it will be a five-round fireworks display,” he said.

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Two of the best hitters in the featherweight division will face each other on Saturday in Austin, Texas, so there’s always a chance for a big hit. Add to that the bets that the winner will be the contender for the Alexander Volkanovskiy belt, and both fighters won’t be held back.

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Kattar has won three of his last four matches and is on a two-legged Fight of the Night streak with a win over Giga Chikaze and a loss to former Featherweight Champion Max Holloway.

Emmett comes to Austin on a four-fight winning streak, with his most recent victory coming against Dan Ige at UFC 269. Emmett reminds the MMA world that he is one of the best at 145 pounds when he is healthy, as he has fully recovered from his breakup. ligaments in the left knee.

Follow Brett Okamoto as he talks about the events in Austin, or watch the fights on Sportzshala or Sportzshala+.


There is a fight

  • Middleweight: Phil Howes (11-3, 4-2 UFC, -270) vs. Deron Wynn (7-2, 2-2 UFC, +220)


UFC Fight Night Results

Middleweight: Roman Dolidze (10-1, 4-1 UFC) def. Kyle Daukaus (11-3 1 NC, 3-3 1 NC UFC) via TKO (Watch on Sportzshala+)

Dolidze opened the card in style, knocking out Daukous in the first round. According to Caesars Sportsbook, Dolidze was an underdog +210 to win by knockout, as six of his eight career finishes were completed by first-round knockouts.


More to come:

  • Featherweight: Calvin Kattar (23-5, 7-3 UFC, -230) vs. Josh Emmett (17-2, 8-2 UFC, +190)

  • Welterweight: Tim Means (32-12-1 1 NC, 14-9 UFC 1 NC, +230) vs. Kevin Holland (22-7 1 NC, 10-4 1 NC UFC, -280)

  • Middleweight: Joaquin Buckley (14-4, 4-2 UFC, +190) vs. Albert Duraev (15-3, 2-0 UFC, -230)

  • Lightweight: Damir Ismagulov (23-1, 4-0 UFC, -170) vs. Guram Kutateladze (12-2, 1-0 UFC, +145)

  • Middleweight: Julian Marquez (9-2, 4-1 UFC, +160) vs. Gregory Rodriguez (11-4, 2-2 UFC, -190)

  • Bantamweight: Adrian Yanes (15-3, 5-0 UFC, -310) vs. Tony Kelly (8-2, 2-1 UFC, +250)

  • Women’s Flyweight: Jasmine Yasudavicius (7-1, 2-0 UFC, -240) vs. Natalia Silva (12-5-1, 0-0 UFC, +200)

  • Welterweight: Court McGee (22-10, 10-9 UFC, -125) vs. Jeremy Wells (10-2 1 NC, 2-0 UFC, +105)

  • Featherweight: Ricardo Ramos (15-4, 6-3 UFC, -300) vs. Danny Chavez (11-4-1, 1-1-1 UFC, +240)

  • Women’s minimum weight: Maria Oliveira (12-5, 0-2 UFC, +210) vs. Gloria de Paula (6-4, 2-2 UFC, -260)

  • Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland (24-15-1, 11-11 UFC, +400) vs. Cody Stamann (19-5-1, 5-4-1 UFC, -550)