UFC 255 DraftKings Fantasy Locks

Deivison Figueiredo - UFC 255 DraftKings Pick
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 19: Deiveson Figueiredo of Brazil celebrates after defeating Joseph Benavidez in their UFC flyweight championship bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 19, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

An absolutely stacked card is upon us on Saturday night. We will dive into our UFC 255 DraftKings fantasy picks in this new series.

There are two titles on the line, with both champions coming in as big favorites. One of those two titleholders will be on our lock list.

There are plenty of fighters to choose from, but with DraftKings, you have to be strategic. We will give you two locks and one underdog pick.

LOCKS

Deiveson Figueiredo ($9,000)

The flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo comes into the bout against Alex Perez as a -270 favorite. This sits him fairly high up in terms of cost, however, he has shown no reason to not pick him. Of his 19 victories, “Daico” has only seen the judges scorecards three times. All of his stoppage victories have either come in the first or second round, which means his point total would be an outstanding value.

Mike Perry ($8,200)

This one is a close fight on paper. Mike Perry sits at a -150 favorite, while Tim Means is a +130 underdog. With everything going on in Perry’s personal life, he will likely step inside the Octagon with a point to prove. He throws absolute bombs, so if he does get the job done, then it’s a complete lock for points.

UNDERDOG PICK

Ariane Lipski ($7,800)

Ariane Lipski is riding a two-fight winning streak, with a nasty kneebar victory in her last outing. Her ground game has proven to be second to none, that, along with her six knockout victories makes her a serious underdog pick. Her opponent, Antonina Shevchenko, will be fighting in her sister Valentina’s shadow, which could be a make or break mental battle.

Remaining Salary

After making these three picks your remaining salary would be $25,000, which means an average of $8,333 for each fighter.

UFC 255 goes down on November 21 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Draft Styles in DraftKings

In salary cap contests, participants will create a lineup by selecting players listed in the Player Pool. Each player listed has an assigned salary and a valid lineup must not exceed the salary cap.

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