UFC 251 Odds: Burns Out of Main Event

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UFC 251 Odds from Las Vegas

We laughed. We questioned. We wondered. “Is Fight Island really going to happen?” Apparently it is! UFC 251 will take place from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on July 11, but the highly-anticipated battle between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns has been scrapped after Burns tested positive for COVID-19. Alex Volkanovski has opened as a -210 favorite over Max Holloway in their rematch from UFC 245. Volkanovski won the first fight by unanimous decision.

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Rose Namajunas opened as a -190 favorite in her rematch with Jessica Andrade, and has been bet up to -210. Namajunas was in control of the first two rounds in their May 2019 fight, but got slammed on her head while attempting a submission resulting in a knockout loss.

UFC 251 odds, courtesy of Caesars as of Saturday, July 4:

Main Card
Alex Volkanovski -220 vs. Max Holloway +185
Peter Yan -240 vs. Jose Aldo +200
Amanda Ribas -950 vs. Paige VanZant +625
Rose Namajunas -185 vs. Jessica Andrade +165

Volkan Oezdemir -160 vs. Jiri Prochazka +140
Raulian Paiva -185 vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov +165
Karol Rosa -220 vs. Vanessa Melo +185
Makwan Amirkhani -190 vs. Danny Henry +170
Leonardo Santos -180 vs. Roman Bogatov +160
Martin Day -165 vs. Davey Grant +145
Muslim Salikhov -120 vs. Elizue Zalezki Dos Santos EV

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