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UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze odds, picks: Esteemed MMA analyst releases picks for Barboza vs. Chikadze and all fights on Aug. 28 card

SportsLine MMA analyst Kyle Marley has revealed his selections for Saturday's event in Las Vegas
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Featherweights will top the bill at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze on Saturday, as experienced fighters Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze meet in the main event. The main UFC fight card from Las Vegas is set for 10 p.m. ET. Barboza is a -120 favorite (risk $120 to win $100), while Chikadze is offered at +100 in the latest UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze odds at Caesars Sportsbook.

Barboza (22-9) is known for his dangerous kicking game and has registered 13 of his 22 wins via knockout. The 35-year-old began his MMA career in 2009 and won his first 10 bouts before suffering his first loss, a knockout to Jamie Varner at UFC 146 in May 2012. He has gone 12-9 since and is ninth in the UFC featherweight rankings.

Chikadze (13-2) has had a lot of success in his career since his first fight in December of 2015. He lost that first fight, a unanimous decision to Gil Guardado. But he rebounded in a big way, winning his next five bouts. After losing his featherweight debut in June 2018, he has won his last eight matches. He is ranked 10th in the featherweight division.

Before making any UFC Fight Night picks of your own, you NEED to see the latest MMA predictions from SportsLine MMA analyst Kyle Marley. Over the past 30 months, $100 bettors who have followed Marley's picks are up more than $14,000

The accomplished MMA analyst has seen memorable run in 2020 carry over into 2021. He has now nailed 34 of his last 57 UFC main-event picks, a stretch that included a streak of five consecutive underdogs! Anyone who has followed Marley is WAY UP! 

This week at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze, we can tell you Marley is backing Jamall Emmers (-150) to get his hand raised over Pat Sabatini (+125) in a matchup of featherweights.

Now, Marley has made the call on Barboza vs. Chikadze and every other fight on the UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze card. He's also backing a fighter to "win more striking exchanges" and pick up an epic victory! You ABSOLUTELY need to see Marley's other UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze picks before making any of your own.

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