A Look Ahead At Future UFC Matchups and Opening Odds

DaveBets

Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:01 PM UTC

Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019 3:01 PM UTC

We have some interesting upcoming UFC fight nights. DaveBets gives you a look ahead at the Future UFC Matchups and Opening Odds, giving you his best betting advice.

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&lt;div style=\"width:0px;border-top:8px solid #F4F4F4;border-right:8px solid transparent;transform:translateY(16px);\"&gt;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div style=\"background-color:#F4F4F4;flex-grow:0;height:12px;width:16px;transform:translateY(-4px);\"&gt;&lt;/div&gt; &lt;div style=\"width:0;height:0;border-top:8px solid #F4F4F4;border-left:8px solid transparent;transform:translateY(-4px) translateX(8px);\"&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;/a&gt; &lt;p style=\"margin:8px 0 0 0;padding:0 4px;\"&gt; &lt;a href=\"https://www.instagram.com/p/BuxH6bYH442/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;amp;utm_medium=loading\" style=\"color:#000;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:17px;text-decoration:none;word-wrap:break-word;\" target=\"_blank\"&gt;The #UFC236 official poster has just landed 👀&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt; &lt;p style=\"color:#c9c8cd;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:17px;margin-bottom:0;margin-top:8px;overflow:hidden;padding:8px 0 7px;text-align:center;text-overflow:ellipsis;white-space:nowrap;\"&gt;Uma publicação partilhada por &lt;a href=\"https://www.instagram.com/ufc/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;amp;utm_medium=loading\" style=\"color:#c9c8cd;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;line-height:17px;\" target=\"_blank\"&gt; ufc&lt;/a&gt; (@ufc) a &lt;time style=\"font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:17px;\" datetime=\"2019-03-09T00:32:48+00:00\"&gt;8 de Mar, 2019 às 4:32 PST&lt;/time&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;/div&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src=\"//www.instagram.com/embed.js\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</p><p><strong><u>Isreal Adesanya (1.52 – 3/25 with <a href="http://affiliate.oddsmarket.com/record/v?c=155&amp;a=6a145d2b-505f-491b-a70e-2f5f31742828" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Top Rated Bookmaker">Pinnacle</a>) vs Kelvin Gastelum (2.70 – 17/10 with <a href="http://affiliate.oddsmarket.com/record/v?c=155&amp;a=6a145d2b-505f-491b-a70e-2f5f31742828" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Top Rated Bookmaker">Pinnacle</a>)</u></strong></p><p>Since the end of February, the <a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/fighting/int/ultimate-fighting-championship/israel-adesanya-vs-kelvin-gastelum-3758645/" target="_blank" title="Israel vs Kelvin Odds Board">betting lines for Isreal vs Kelvin</a> have been released putting Isreal over as the slight strong favourite in this Middleweight Interim title fight.</p><p>Isreal is undefeated in his professional fight career and will look to continue his unbeaten streak and take some gold home with him. It’s been an incredible start to Israel’s short yet busy UFC stint, he is entering into his sixth fight since his debut in February 2018. His fight which brought him to this point was an impressive decision victory over the former champion and legend Anderson Silva. His opponent Kelvin Gastelum was set to face current champion Robert Whittaker at UFC 234, but sadly the fight was cancelled due to the last minute pull out from Whittaker due to illness.</p><p style="text-align:center;">I love Isreal in this fight and think he can go on to be a bright new star in the UFC’s Middleweight division.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://www.brila.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/israel-adesanya-ufc-230.jpg" style="width:690px;height:414px;" /><br /><em>(Isreal Adesanya)</em></p><p align="center"> </p><p><strong><u>Max Holloway (1.43 – 3/7 with Pinnacle) vs Dustin Poirier (3.05 – 41/20 with Pinnacle) </u></strong></p><p>Another line released at the end of February was the <a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/fighting/int/ultimate-fighting-championship/dustin-poirier-vs-max-holloway-3758643/" target="_blank" title="Max vs Dustin Odds Board">odds for Max vs Dustin</a>, as they go head to head and battle it out for the Lightweight Interim Title whilst Khabib Nurmagomedov is side-lined. Holloway is attempting to become a double champion and hold titles in two weight divisions simultaneously. He already owns the Featherweight strap and now gets his chance to follow in the footsteps of Conor McGregor and become a two-division champion.</p><p>Back in February of 2012 a very young and inexperienced Max Holloway made his debut fight against Dustin Poirier and came up short, this time around I think we’ll see an entirely different fight. Since then Max has only lost one other fight (vs. Conor McGregor) and has become a household name in the world of mixed martial arts. Now running a 13 fight winning streak, Holloway is out for revenge and a new belt when he faces Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier.</p><p>Dustin has had an impressive run himself, boasting a five-fight win streak… he has sure turned things around since his last loss against Michael Johnson in 2016.</p><p>I think Dustin has taken way too much damage in his career and fighting Max Holloway who is in the prime of his life might not bode well for the current contender. I see Max knocking Dustin out or dominating a striking battle for 5 rounds and grabbing a unanimous decision.</p><p align="center">UFC 236 main card takes place April 13<sup>th</sup> in Atlanta will be live on PPV following the preliminary bouts that take place on ESPN and UFC Fight pass.</p><p align="center"><img alt src="https://assets4.sportsnet.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/holloway_max_-1040x572.jpg" style="width:690px;height:380px;" /><br /><em>(Max Holloway)</em></p><p align="center"> </p><h2><strong>UFC 237 MAY 11<sup>TH</sup>, 2019 </strong></h2><p>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"en\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;A campeã 🏆 &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/rosenamajunas?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;@rosenamajunas&lt;/a&gt; e a brasileira 🇧🇷 &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/jessicammapro?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;@jessicammapro&lt;/a&gt; fizeram a primeira encarada da luta principal do &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/hashtag/UFC237?src=hash&amp;amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;#UFC237&lt;/a&gt;, que acontece em 11 de maio, no Rio de Janeiro.&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;Ingressos começam a ser vendidos em 3 de abril. Saiba mais --&amp;gt; &lt;a href=\"https://t.co/32aQLO6lj6\"&gt;https://t.co/32aQLO6lj6&lt;/a&gt; &lt;a href=\"https://t.co/Ye3WNsAN8B\"&gt;pic.twitter.com/Ye3WNsAN8B&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;— UFC Brasil (@UFCBrasil) &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/UFCBrasil/status/1111319282506518529?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;March 28, 2019&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src=\"https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</p><p><strong><u>Jessica Andrade (1.67 – 2/3 with <a href="https://a.oddsmarket.com/record/v?c=150&amp;a=a710bfac-73c1-4a57-b441-2caf1b9f397b" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Top Rated Bookmaker">William Hill</a>) vs Rose Namajunas ( 2.20 – 6/5 with <a href="https://a.oddsmarket.com/record/v?c=150&amp;a=a710bfac-73c1-4a57-b441-2caf1b9f397b" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="Top Rated Bookmaker">William Hill</a>)</u></strong></p><p>Women’s Strawweight champion <a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/fighting/int/ultimate-fighting-championship/rose-namajunas-vs-jessica-andrade-3759028/" target="_blank" title="Jessica Andrade vs Rose Namajunas Odds Board">Rose Namajunas defends her title against the dangerous power puncher and grappler Jessica Andrade</a>. Since defending her title for the first time back in April 2015, Rose has been side-lined and unable to compete in what will be over a year by the time UFC 237 comes round.</p><p>After defeating and winning the championship against Joanna, the world was in shock as Rose handed the long-reigning champion her first defeat inside the UFC octagon. Her opponent at UFC 237 Jessica Andrade is riding a 3 fight win streak and a devastating KO victory against Karolina Kowalkiewicz. Which ultimately, earnt her title shot against Rose.</p><p>Rose has been one of the best fighter’s when the odds have been against her; she has cashed as the underdog 4 out of 5 times in her previous 5 fights… one of those being priced at 4.50 – 7/2!!! This time around I don’t see the underdog prevailing, I think Jessica has another power and grappling ability to control this fight in every aspect. I expect a TKO or decision victory by the contender. She will also have the entire arena screaming her name in support of their local fighter, just another reason to back the challenger in this spot.</p><p align="center">UFC 237 takes place in Brazil on May 11<sup>th</sup>, 2019. The main card will air on PPV after the preliminary bouts have finished on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass<em>.</em></p><p align="center"><img alt src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/poMXYcMwNUElIhFL9o7Fxw08-NM=/0x0:1920x1280/1200x800/filters:focal(0x0:1920x1280)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/49748543/031_Raquel_Pennington_vs_Jessica_Andrade.0.0.jpg" style="width:690px;height:460px;" /><br /><em>(Jessica Andrade)</em></p><p> </p><h2><strong>UFC 2?? JULY-DEC, 2019 </strong></h2><p>[/]{"component": "embedHTML", "code": "&lt;blockquote class=\"twitter-tweet\"&gt;&lt;p lang=\"fr\" dir=\"ltr\"&gt;Daniel Cormier vs. Brock Lesnar?! 😳 &lt;a href=\"https://t.co/VeLpWKKdzU\"&gt;pic.twitter.com/VeLpWKKdzU&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) &lt;a href=\"https://twitter.com/UFCEurope/status/1015818405805342721?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw\"&gt;July 8, 2018&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/blockquote&gt; &lt;script async src=\"https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js\" charset=\"utf-8\"&gt;&lt;/script&gt;"}[/]</p><p><strong><u>Daniel Cormier</u></strong><strong><u> (1.36 – 4/11 with William Hill) vs Brock Lesnar (3.00 – 2/1 with William Hill) </u></strong></p><p>Another future event with odds available is the super fight between current UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and part-time UFC fighter / WWE wrestling superstar Brock Lesnar.</p><p>We have no venue, we have no date… well damn, they haven’t even signed a contract to confirm this fight but UFC President Dana White has already announced that he will grant Daniel Cormier his wish and give him the big money fight he deserves against Brock Lesnar upon his departure from WWE which will most likely be after Wrestle Mania.</p><p>I give Brock Lesnar a 1% chance of winning this fight, no seriously… Daniel Cormier is the best Heavyweight fighter and arguably Light Heavyweight fighter we have ever had the pleasure to watch. Brock, on the other hand, hasn’t been active UFC fighter for a very long time. Daniel will knockout brock in the first round or finish by TKO ground and pound in the first round, either way, I’ll be eagerly awaiting the Daniel Cormier wins in round 1 prop bets to be released.</p><p style="text-align:center;"><img alt src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YY2xYFo6H6TRlCkIwflljaJjMr0=/0x0:3603x2402/1820x1213/filters:focal(1496x345:2072x921):format(webp)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/62931680/usa_today_11592998.0.jpg" style="width:690px;height:460px;" /><br /><em>(Daniel Cormier)</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em>For all the latest odds on UFC events then check out <a href="https://www.oddsmarket.com/fighting/">odds market-fighting page HERE</a>.</em></p><p style="text-align:center;"> </p>
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