UFC 244 Predictions for Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz Fight

Dan Israeli
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UFC 244 takes place this Saturday night, with the main event bout featuring Jorge Masvidal (34-13-0, 15 KOs) and Nate Diaz (20-11-0, 5 KOs). Masvidal (-170) is favored to defeat Diaz (+138) in the fight, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, which is being held at Madison Square Garden in New York.

If you're looking to place a wager on this fight, it's always wise to read up on what industry experts are saying first. With that in mind, here are some expert predictions for the UFC 244 main event between Masvidal and Diaz.

Masvidal vs Diaz Predictions

The staff at CBS is split, as three experts are taking Masvidal, while the other three are backing Diaz.

USA Today
The staff at For the Win are taking Diaz over Masvidal in the five-round fight.

MMA Mania
Finally, Jesse Holland, of MMA Mania, is picking Masvidal to prevail by way of split decision.

In summary, the eight experts we highlighted are split down the middle, with four taking Masvidal and four taking Diaz.

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