Josh Emmett's case for a UFC featherweight title shot got much more grounded on Saturday

He got a parted choice over Calvin Kattar in the headliner of UFC Fight Night in Austin, Texas.

Emmett (18-2) went after Kattar (23-6) with winging right hands

 Body shots throughout an ever changing five-round battle. 

Every one of the three appointed authorities' scorecards were close. 

Two authorities granted the 145-pound battle 48-47 to Emmett

Who went in as the wagering dark horse. A third saw it 48-47 for Kattar.

Albeit the battle was without a doubt close, delivering an extensive variety of fan scores via web-based entertainment

Emmett said he was certain about the outcome.

Current top dog Alexander Volkanovski is planned to guard his belt against Max Holloway at UFC 276 on July 2

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