UFC 218 Holloway vs Aldo


UFC 218 Holloway vs Aldo by WigSplitter

Dec. 2nd, 2017 Detroit, Michigan

*Odds are from 5dimes as of 9am Pacific 11/29/17


Early Prelims

Justin Willis (5-1) $8800 -210 vs Allen Crowder (9-2, 1NC) $7400 +175

Justin Willis 1-0 in the UFC. Decent jab, solid takedowns and very athletic for his size

Allen Crowder 1-0 in the UFC. Aggressive takedowns with decent ground and pound. Cardio is suspect.


Jeremy Kimball (15-6) $6800 +335 vs Dominick Reyes (7-0) $9400 -420

Jeremy Kimball 1-1 in the UFC. Brawler is coming off a quick KO victory. He’s very fast for the LHW division with deceptive power

Dominick Reyes 1-0 in the UFC. Very athletic powerful striker coming off a 29 second KO win in his UFC debut.


Sabah Homasi (11-6) $7200 +200 vs Abdul Razak Alhassan (7-1) $9000 –240

Sabah Homasi 0-2 in the UFC. Coming back from a one-year layoff. Currently, on a two-fight losing skid. Decent grappling and willing to stand and bang.

Abdul Razak Alhassan 1-1 in the UFC. Solid power.  Always swinging for the fence KO shot looking to keep the fight standing.



Amanda Cooper (2-3) $9100 -420 vs Angela Magana (11-8) $7100 +335

Amanda Cooper 1-2 in the UFC. Seems to have hit her ceiling in her growth as an MMA fighter. Average striking and grappling.

Angela Magana 0-2 in the UFC. Coming off a two-year layoff she has decent takedowns and better than average submissions.



#9 Felice Herrig (13-6) $8300 -150 vs #11 Cortney Casey (7-4) $7900 +130

Felice Herrig 4-1 in the UFC. She’s won her last 3 UFC fights. Has improved immensely over last four fights with solid striking and improved grappling.

Cortney Casey 3-3 in the UFC. Very strong gritty high-volume striker will have a slight size advantage with decent takedown defense.



David Teymur (6-1) $8400 -175 vs Drakkar Klose (8-1) $7800 +155

David Teymur 3-0 in the UFC. High volume powerful striker with decent grappling and solid takedown defense.

Drakkar Klose 2-0 in the UFC. Gritty, calculated striker with heavy leg kicks. Solid aggressive takedowns. Still developing his striking.


#15 Alex Oliveira (17-3-1, 2 NC) $8900 -210 vs Yancy Medeiros (14-4, 1NC) $7300 +175

Alex Oliveira 7-2, 1 NC in the UFC. Aggressive move forward fighter with above average striking. Eleven KO/TKO victories and solid grappling with four submissions victories

Yancy Medeiros 7-4, 1 NC in the UFC. High volume striker with above average takedown defense and slick submissions



Charles Oliveira (22-7, 1 NC) $7700 +130 vs Paul Felder (14-3) $8500 -150

Charles Oliveira 10-7, 1 NC in the UFC. Taking the fight on a one-month notice filling in for Al Iaquinta (injury). Has been known to have weight cut issues but is a solid fighter with a come forward pressure. Solid takedowns and slick submissions.

Paul Felder 6-3 in the UFC. Gritty explosive striker with average grappling and average takedowns. Notoriously slow starter on defense, will need to keep the fight standing.


Main Card

#5 Tecia Torres (9-1) $8600 -170 vs #6 Michelle Waterson (14-5) $7600 +150

Tecia Torres 5-1 in the UFC. Very technical gritty fighter with cardio for days. Solid takedowns, strong ground and pound and decent takedowns.

Michelle Waterson 4-1 in the UFC. The Karate Hottie will look to get into the clinch and use judo throws to get the fight to the floor and look to finish.


#4 Eddie Alvarez (28-5, 1 NC) $7500 +160 vs #5 Justin Gaethje (18-0) $8700 -185

Eddie Alvarez 7-3 1NC in the UFC. Former Bellator champion grappler with solid takedowns and above average striking power.

Justin Gaethje 1-0 in the UFC. Former WSOF champion Gritty tough fighter with KO power coming off a slugfest against Michael Johnson. High volume striker with nasty leg kicks will look to keep the fight standing and turn this into a slugfest. Solid grappling with decent takedown defense.


#2 Henry Cejudo (11-2) $9200 -235 vs #4 Sergio Pettis (16-2) $7000 +195

Henry Cejudo 5-2 in the UFC. Since coming into the UFC has evolved his MMA game every fight. He is a former gold medal Olympic freestyle wrestler with solid striking and strong judo throws. Very tough ground and pound.

Sergio Pettis 7-2 in the UFC. Technical Striker has been improving his striking will tend to be solid in early rounds and is susceptible to being taken down and controlled. Will shoot for takedowns and scramble back to his feet to continue striking.



#1 Alistair Overeem (43-15, 1 NC) $7100 +205 vs #4 Francis Ngannou (10-1) $9100 -245

Alistair Overeem 29-12, 1 NC in the UFC. Very technical striker with heavy hands, powerful knees in the clinch and strong leg kicks.

Francis Ngannou 5-0 in the UFC. Very athletic with insane KO power. He’s finished all of his opponents so far. Will pick his opponents apart and not just look for the one hitter quitter. Decent takedown defense.



[C] Max Holloway (18-3) $9300 -310 vs #1 Jose Aldo (23-3) $6900 +255

Max Holloway 14-3 in the UFC. Very flashy fluid high volume striker will pick his opponents apart with solid grappling. Above average takedown defense dictates where the fight goes.

Jose Aldo 16-2 in the UFC. Very dynamic striker with wicked leg kicks and tremendous power. If that is not enough, he has a black belt in BJJ.