Articles by Jon Litterine

Jon Litterine is RotoWire's lead NHL Prospect Analyst. When he isn't watching his Rangers or Mets struggle, his other passion is MMA.

DraftKings MMA: Previewing Saturday’s UFC 188

The undisputed heavyweight championship of the world is on the line Saturday as the UFC heads back to Mexico City.

If you’re hoping to turn the event into an opportunity to build your DFS bankroll, DraftKings.com has you covered with a full slate of contests. Players get a $50,000 budget to select five fighters, and the scoring is distributed as follows:

 

Moves Scoring

Significant Strikes (SS): +0.5 PTS

Advance (ADVC): +1 PT

Takedown (TD): +2 PTS

Reversal/Sweep (REV): +2 PTS

Knockdown (KD): +3 PTS

 

Fight Conclusion Bonuses

1st Round Win (1rW+): +100 PTS

2nd Round Win (2rW+): +70 PTS

3rd Round Win (3rW+): +50 PTS

4th Round Win (4rW+): +40 PTS

5th Round Win (5rW+): +40 PTS

Decision Win (WBD+): +25 PTS

 

Scoring Notes

Significant Strikes are any Distance Strike or Clinch/Ground Strikes that are considered “Power Strikes” by official scorers.

Advances include:

To Half Guard

To Side Control

To Mount

To Back Control

 

Now, on to the fights…

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DraftKings MMA: Previewing Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 68

One of the greatest of all time is nearing the end. Dan Henderson hopes to make one more statement in the main event of an overall solid card from New Orleans.

If you’re hoping to turn the event into an opportunity to build your DFS bankroll, DraftKings.com has you covered with a full slate of contests. Players get a $50,000 budget to select five fighters, and the scoring is distributed as follows:

Moves Scoring

  • Significant Strikes (SS): +0.5 PTS
  • Advance (ADVC): +1 PT
  • Takedown (TD): +2 PTS
  • Reversal/Sweep (REV): +2 PTS
  • Knockdown (KD): +3 PTS

Fight Conclusion Bonuses

  • 1st Round Win (1rW+): +100 PTS
  • 2nd Round Win (2rW+): +70 PTS
  • 3rd Round Win (3rW+): +50 PTS
  • 4th Round Win (4rW+): +40 PTS
  • 5th Round Win (5rW+): +40 PTS
  • Decision Win (WBD+): +25 PTS

Scoring Notes:

  • Significant Strikes are any Distance Strike or Clinch/Ground Strikes that are considered “Power Strikes” by official scorers.
  • Advances include:
    • To Half Guard
    • To Side Control
    • To Mount
    • To Back Control

Now, on to the fights…

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DraftKings MMA: Previewing Saturday’s UFC Fight Night

The “Natural Born Killer” returns from a 16-month absence to headline UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Goiania, Brazil. It should be an action-packed card as the octagon once again heads to South America.

If you’re hoping to turn the event into an opportunity to build your DFS bankroll, DraftKings.com has you covered with a full slate of contests. Players get a $50,000 budget to select five fighters, and the scoring is distributed as follows:

Moves Scoring

  • Significant Strikes (SS): +0.5 PTS
  • Advance (ADVC): +1 PT
  • Takedown (TD): +2 PTS
  • Reversal/Sweep (REV): +2 PTS
  • Knockdown (KD): +3 PTS

Fight Conclusion Bonuses

  • 1st Round Win (1rW+): +100 PTS
  • 2nd Round Win (2rW+): +70 PTS
  • 3rd Round Win (3rW+): +50 PTS
  • 4th Round Win (4rW+): +40 PTS
  • 5th Round Win (5rW+): +40 PTS
  • Decision Win (WBD+): +25 PTS
  • Scoring Notes:
    • Significant Strikes are any Distance Strike or Clinch/Ground Strikes that are considered “Power Strikes” by official scorers.
    • Advances include:
      • To Half Guard
      • To Side Control
      • To Mount
      • To Back Control

 

Now, on to the fights…

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DraftKings MMA: UFC 187 Preview

UFC 187 may have lost Jon Jones, but it still features two title fights and remains arguably the best card that the UFC has produced this year. The return of the middleweight champ and an epic light heavyweight title bout make it a card that is not to be missed.

If you’re hoping to turn the event into an opportunity to build your DFS bankroll, DraftKings.com has you covered with a full slate of contests. Players get a $50,000 budget to select five fighters, and the scoring is distributed as follows:

Moves Scoring

  • Significant Strikes (SS): +0.5 PTS
  • Advance (ADVC): +1 PT
  • Takedown (TD): +2 PTS
  • Reversal/Sweep (REV): +2 PTS
  • Knockdown (KD): +3 PTS

Fight Conclusion Bonuses

  • 1st Round Win (1rW+): +100 PTS
  • 2nd Round Win (2rW+): +70 PTS
  • 3rd Round Win (3rW+): +50 PTS
  • 4th Round Win (4rW+): +40 PTS
  • 5th Round Win (5rW+): +40 PTS
  • Decision Win (WBD+): +25 PTS
  • Scoring Notes:
    • Significant Strikesare any Distance Strike or Clinch/Ground Strikes that are considered “Power Strikes” by official scorers.
    • Advancesinclude:
      • To Half Guard
      • To Side Control
      • To Mount
      • To Back Control

Now, on to the fights…

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DraftKings MMA: Previewing Saturday’s UFC Fight Night

The UFC is set to take the Philippines by storm. Headlined by two of the biggest names in the sport, Manila will be the focus of the MMA world this coming Saturday.

If you’re hoping to turn the event into an opportunity to build your DFS bankroll, DraftKings.com has you covered with a full slate of contests. Players get a $50,000 budget to select five fighters, and the scoring is distributed as follows:

Moves Scoring

  • Significant Strikes (SS): +0.5 PTS
  • Advance (ADVC): +1 PT
  • Takedown (TD): +2 PTS
  • Reversal/Sweep (REV): +2 PTS
  • Knockdown (KD): +3 PTS

Fight Conclusion Bonuses

  • 1st Round Win (1rW+): +100 PTS
  • 2nd Round Win (2rW+): +70 PTS
  • 3rd Round Win (3rW+): +50 PTS
  • 4th Round Win (4rW+): +40 PTS
  • 5th Round Win (5rW+): +40 PTS
  • Decision Win (WBD+): +25 PTS
  • Scoring Notes:
    • Significant Strikesare any Distance Strike or Clinch/Ground Strikes that are considered “Power Strikes” by official scorers.
    • Advancesinclude:
      • To Half Guard
      • To Side Control
      • To Mount
      • To Back Control

 

Now, on to the fights…

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DraftKings MMA: Previewing Saturday’s UFC Fight Night

 

Did last Saturday’s #MayPac bout leave you with a lot to be desired? If you’re searching for a bit more excitement, try turning your attention to the Octagon this Saturday for UFC Fight Night, live from Adelaide, Australia.

If you’re hoping to turn the event into an opportunity to build your DFS bankroll, DraftKings.com has you covered with a full slate of contests. Players get a $50,000 budget to select five fighters, and the scoring is distributed as follows:

Moves Scoring

  • Significant Strikes (SS): +0.5 PTS
  • Advance (ADVC): +1 PT
  • Takedown (TD): +2 PTS
  • Reversal/Sweep (REV): +2 PTS
  • Knockdown (KD): +3 PTS

Fight Conclusion Bonuses

  • 1st Round Win (1rW+): +100 PTS
  • 2nd Round Win (2rW+): +70 PTS
  • 3rd Round Win (3rW+): +50 PTS
  • 4th Round Win (4rW+): +40 PTS
  • 5th Round Win (5rW+): +40 PTS
  • Decision Win (WBD+) : +25 PTS
  • Scoring Notes:
    • Significant Strikes are any Distance Strike or Clinch/Ground Strikes that are considered “Power Strikes” by official scorers.
    • Advances include:
      • To Half Guard
      • To Side Control
      • To Mount
      • To Back Control

Now, on to the fights…

Continue reading →