The UFC heavyweight title will likely be up for grabs on Saturday evening. Reigning champion Francis Ngannou takes on interim champion Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 as a +124 underdog on the UFC odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Listed as -125 chalk on the opening odds, Ngannou has steadily misplaced help at sports betting sites regardless of recording dominating wins in 5 straight fights going into Saturday evening’s bout in Anaheim, Calif.
Ngannou has been idle since claiming the heavyweight crown with a formidable second-round knockout win over Stipe Miocic at UFC 260, which additionally improved his skilled MMA report to 16-3.
The 35-year-old native of Cameroon blazed his path to the highest of the UFC heavyweight division with first-round finishes in every of his earlier 4 outings. Ngannou is undefeated in fights lasting lower than two full rounds since becoming a member of the UFC in 2015.
Set because the -152 betting favorite, Gane will likely be vying to enhance his unblemished professional MMA report to 11-0 when he steps into the octagon for Saturday evening’s essential occasion. Gane has taken the UFC by storm since becoming a member of the promotion in August 2019. The 31-year-old Frenchman has tallied seven straight victories, capped by a third-round TKO win over Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 that earned him the interim UFC heavyweight title.
Gane has completed opponents in 4 of his seven UFC contests and earned a pair of Efficiency of the Evening bonuses within the course of. Nevertheless, he has additionally confirmed his potential to go the gap with latest five-round unanimous determination wins over Alexander Volkov and Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
The flyweight title may also be on the road on Saturday when reigning champion Brandon Moreno faces off as soon as once more towards Deiveson Figueiredo as a -175 favorite on the UFC betting lines. This marks the third assembly between these rivals since December 2020. Figueiredo managed to retain the flyweight crown of their first conflict at UFC 246 on the power of a majority draw.
Nevertheless, Moreno clearly dominated their first rematch at UFC 263, claiming a third-round win by submission. Moreno is now undefeated in seven straight general outings and has seen every of his previous six fights which have gone no less than three full rounds finally get determined by the judges.
Elsewhere on the UFC 270 odds, Michel Pereira is about as -285 chalk in his matchup with fellow welterweight Andre Fialho. Stated Nurmagomedov has vaulted to a brief -200 wager in his bantamweight conflict with Cody Stamann, whereas Rodolfo Vieira faces Wellington Turman as -230 chalk in a battle of middleweights.