Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as favorite over Conor McGregor for UFC 229

Unbeaten UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0) will put his title on the line against former champion Conor McGregor (21-3) on Oct. 6 in the UFC 229 main event from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. McGregor was stripped of the title back in April due to inactivity and Khabib won the vacant belt at UFC … Read more

Cerrone, Saint Preux underdogs going into this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 132 Fight Pass card

UFC Fight Night 132 will take place on June 23 in Singapore. It’s a Fight Pass-only card and is headlined with a welterweight matchup between No. 11 ranked Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and No. 13 ranked Leon Edwards. The co-headliner has No. 7 ranked light heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux taking on No. 13 ranked 205-pounder Tyson … Read more

Cormier and Ortega underdogs at UFC 226

On July 7 UFC 226 will take place from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with featherweight and heavyweight championship bouts headlining the card. If you like the underdog picks in those title fights, you could really cash in at the sportsbooks if the challengers win. The major sportsbooks aren’t expecting belts to change hands at … Read more

UFC on FOX 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje betting odds

UFC on FOX 29 takes place Saturday, April 14 from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. Lightweight bangers Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje are set to clash in the main event, with welterweights Carlos Condit and Alex Oliveira facing off in the co-headliner. This card starts earlier than normal with Fight Pass prelims kicking off … Read more

Nunes big favorite over Pennington at UFC 224

Amanda Nunes originally won the UFC women’s bantamweight title by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 220 in July 2016. She is now riding a six-fight winning streak with her lone UFC loss being against Cat Zingano via TKO back in Sept. 2014. The 29-year-old “Lioness” has successfully defended her belt twice already, defeating Ronda Rousey … Read more

Frankie Edgar slight favorite over Brian Ortega at UFC 222

Frankie Edgar (22-5) is one of the most well-rounded fighters the UFC has ever known and is still near the top of his game at age 36, losing just once in the last five years. While Brian Ortega has never actually lost in the octagon (13-0, 1 NC), Edgar represents a step-up in competition for the 26-year-old, … Read more

Joshua vs Parker Set to Lift Heavyweight Division

It is perhaps unfair to say that boxing has lost some of its lustre in recent years. Talk of UFC stepping in to host boxing events added to the perception that it is currently a sport in decline, or, at the very, least that it is one being mismanaged by those currently governing it. However, … Read more

Ngannou opens as betting favorite over champ Miocic

A heavyweight championship match has been pegged for UFC 220 on Jan. 20 in Boston. Following his first-round destruction of Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 last weekend, Cameroon’s Francis Ngannou will challenge Stipe Miocic for his belt, according to reports. No one deserves the shot more than Ngannou who is unbeaten inside the octagon with … Read more

UFC 218 betting odds and predictions

UFC 218 takes place Saturday in Detroit and Max Holloway will defend his featherweight title against Jose Aldo in a rematch in the main event. Holloway took the title from Aldo via third-round TKO at UFC 212 in June. UFC 218 betting odds understandably have Holloway the favorite at -290, with Aldo the underdog at +225, … Read more