The Promise of Interactive Daily Fantasy Sports

Tyler Barbieri Mixed Martial Arts

I gave fantasy Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) a try over the weekend on one of the major daily fantasy sports platforms. I was at my girlfriend’s family function over the weekend and was talking to her cousin’s husband about the upcoming fantasy football season. He suggested I give fantasy MMA a try to pass the time. I joined a contest after he gave me a few pointers and a couple suggestions. I followed along with the contest on my trip home from New England. I was intrigued by the simplicity of the contest’s format. I earned the majority of my team’s points on fighter’s bonuses. One fighter, Max Holloway, earned 100 bonus points for a first round win. Another fighter ...