UFC Betting

     UFC betting odds are easy to understand. UFC betting odds are simply money lines that have one fighter favored against another. For example, you might have one fighter at -240 and the other fighter at +200. In this UFC betting example you would risk $240 to win $100 or the 24/10 equivalent.


If you liked the underdog in this UFC betting example you would risk $100 to win $200 or the 10/20 equivalent. Gamblers that look at UFC betting odds have some things to consider. Looking at a fighter's record and his fighting style is important as you consider UFC fighting. You can find this information at one of the many UFC websites that list a fighter's record and bio.

UFC fighting involves fighters that are well conditioned and well trained. The fighters today have excellent techniques that include grappling and ground fighting. With UFC fighting you will see fighters using their fists, elbows and knees. It used to be that a fighter could get away with having just one solid technique ut no longer. Fighters must be well rounded so they can handle any fighting style. As you consider UFC betting you want to be aware of the different styles and of how they do against each other. The most popular technique used to be jiu-jitsu. It is based on a fighter gaining leverage and positional advantages to gain submission. Now many fighters uses a combination of jiu-jitsu with others forms of boxing, wrestling, etc.

As you consider UFC betting you will want to do research on the fighters and their styles. You will also want to consider the UFC betting odds. Underdogs have done fairly well in UFC betting; more so than what has been seen in boxing. It is not unusual to see a big underdog win on the UFC betting line. It is something you want to keep in mind as you look at the UFC betting odds where big favorites are common.

Rockhold and Bisping exchange words: advantage Bisping

Bisping and RockholdLuke Rockhold may be the UFC betting favorite, but Michael Bisping would probably win a spelling bee contest between the two. It took all of one minute into the UFC 199 press conference call before middleweight champ Rockhold and No. 1 contender Bisping began to hurl insults and engaged in an ugly shouting match. Rockhold beat Bisping by second round guillotine choke when they first fought in 2014. The UFC title will be up for grabs when they meet again on June 4th. Mention of that first bout came up right away after Rockhold said that he would finish Bisping even more quickly in the rematch in Los Angeles. Rockhold went so far as claiming that he would have defeated Bisping quicker in the first fight if he had accepted a bet where he attempted to wager his purse against his opponent's before the contest.

Bet on UFC Fight Night 88: Almeida versus Garbrandt

Almeida versus GarbrandtIt might be a bit difficult to know who to put your money one when the time comes to bet on UFC Fight Night 88 on May 29th – especially if you’ve missed the previous 87 fight nights. The main event between Tomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt should in theory be a no-brainer; the Brazilian is the UFC betting favorite for a reason – or, to be more accurate, for several reasons, even many reasons. Would I say he has a plethora of reasons to be the favorite? Oh yes, he has a plethora. 

Miocic brings Cleveland only championship they’ll ever see

Cleveland's first and maybe only ChampionAmerican-born MMA fighter of Croatian descent Stipe Miocic was hailed like Julius Caesar returning from the Battle of Zela by his hometown fans of Cleveland. Only instead of veni, vidi, vici it was more like “I came, I saw, I kicked his a**.” The Silencer made the trip back home with a little extra hardware around his waist after defeating former UFC champion – and UFC betting favorite at the time – Fabricio Werdum in Curitiba, Brazil, on Saturday. 

UFC 198 Matches: The Main Card Match-by-Match

UFC 198 main eventIf you’re planning on betting on UFC 198, you know the main card comprises five matches, following the deus ex machina that delivered us from the superfluous Anderson Silva-Uriah Hall bout. The Spider is so inessential that the UFC didn’t even bother coming up with a replacement match. Either way, that leaves plenty for UFC betting fans to sink their teeth into.

Attention Fans Betting on UFC 198: Anderson Silva is Out

Anderson Silva is out of the UFC 198Well, this sucks. Anderson “The Spider “Silva will not be competing this Saturday due to a pending surgery. Fans betting on UFC 198, we share your pain. The reason that’s keeping us from having Silva back on the octagon is a gall bladder surgery that will keep him out of commission for the next 4 to 6 weeks in rehabilitation. This means that his fight with Uriah Hall is not happening. 

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