MMA DFS Playbook: UFC 230
Mike Wescott breaks down each fight on the card for UFC Fight Night 230 as it pertains to DFS MMA contests on DraftKings.
We have an action-packed card tonight for the 25th anniversary of the birth of the UFC. The first UFC was November 12, 1993 where Royce Gracie dominated the card and introduced the world to the effectiveness of Gracie Jiu Jitsu. Now 25 years later every MMA fighter has Jiu jitsu in their training. I would like to take a second and thank the three men who created the UFC, first is promoter Art Davie, next is the creator Rorion Gracie, and finally is Royce himself. I’ve had many conversations over the years with Royce (being a student of his) and how much everything has changed. He said it best, “its no longer style vs style, but athlete vs athlete.” Tonight, we will see the best MMA athletes on the planet put it all on the line.
In our Main event we have Daniel Cormier squaring off against Derrick Lewis. DC is a 2-division belt holder and is also undefeated in heavyweight. Derrick is coming off a last minute 3rd round KO against Volkan just a few short weeks ago. This is going to...