MMA DFS Playbook: UFC Fight Night 130 - Thompson vs Till
T.J. Scott breaks down each fight on the card for UFC Fight Night 128 as it pertains to DFS MMA contests on DraftKings.
UFC FIght Night 130: Till vs. Thompson
Stephen Thompson takes on Darren Till in a highly anticipated Middleweight bout that hangs in the balance, as Till came in over 3 pounds over weight. The commission has stated that if he comes in over 188 pounds at 1:00 PM EST on the day of the fight, then they will call the fight off! This is a 1st that I can recall in the UFC, and it is incredibly important when it comes to our DraftKings lineups. We’ll all need to stay close to this, and make sure we know what’s going on tomorrow morning, as it could force us to adjust our LU’s based on TIll’s weight, and if the fight gets called off or not. Till says that he typically walks around over that weight - significantly, and that he may need to cut some weight in the morning if he is not below the 188 imposed limit! This is a first, where a fighter in the UFC may have to cut weight on the day of the fight! Is this healthy? Probably not, but he’s a fighter, and I’m sure he wants to...