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UFC 249 Odds from Las Vegas
We have a date. We have a location. After weeks of speculation, it looks like mixed martial arts will be the first sport to return to action in the US. Tony Ferguson is holding steady as a -190 favorite over Justin Gaethje for their interim lightweight title at William Hill. Ferguson was supposed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, but the current champ couldn’t navigate international travel restrictions. Despite a three-year layoff, Dominick Cruz is attracting 74-percent of tickets and 87-percent of dollars wagered in his comeback fight against Henry Cejudo.
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UFC 249 will take place on Saturday, May 9 from the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. The heavyweight division will be on display as Francis Ngannou (-280) takes on Jairzinho Rozenstruik (+230) and Greg Hardy (-195) faces Yorgan De Castro (+165). Ngannou has won has last three fights via knockout, and Rozenstruik picked up four knockout victories in 2019. It’s probably safe to say that one’s not going to the judge’s scorecards.
UFC 249 odds, courtesy of William Hill as of Thursday, May 7:
Tony Ferguson -190 vs. Justin Gaethje +160
Henry Cejudo -220 vs. Dominick Cruz +180
Francis Ngannou -280 vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik +230
Greg Hardy -195 vs. Yorgan De Castro +165
Calvin Kattar -240 vs. Jeremy Stephens +200
Anthony Pettis -150 vs. Donald Cerrone +125
Fabricio Werdum -330 vs. Aleksei Oleinik +260
Carla Esparza -160 vs. Michelle Waterson +135
Ronaldo Souza -125 vs. Uriah Hall +105
Vicente Luque -280 vs. Niko Price +230
Bryce Mitchell -165 vs. Charles Rosa +140
Ryan Spann -420 vs. Sam Alvey +330
UFC 249 Predictions, Picks and Odds
In this episode of WagerTalk’s MMA podcast, Kyle Anthony and Minty take a look at UFC Card 249 for Saturday and break down the main event between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje from a sport’s betting perspective.
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