Namely, no other sports figure is as polarizing as UFC President Dana White. Many see White is an All-American hero that epitomizes the nation’s can-do spirit. Detractors see White is a poster bad boy for greedy businessmen. All of that will clash on Saturday night. Specifically, UFC 249 this Saturday marks the much-desired return of live sports action. And there is little doubt that countless White haters will take part in UFC Betting. UFC 249 delivers the goods with five main card bouts. Including two championship fights atop the marquee.
UFC 249 Main and Preliminary Cards
|Date and Time:||Saturday, May 9, 2020, 10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida|
|UFC 249 Main Card Betting odds:||Justin Gaethje 2 ½ +130, +145 vs. Tony Ferguson 2 ½ -150, -165, Dominick Cruz 4 ½ -175, +200 vs. Henry Cejudo 4 ½ +155, -240, Jair Rozenstruik 1 ½ +105, +235 vs. Francis Ngannou 1 ½ -125, -275, Jeremy Stephens 2 ½ -165, +210 vs. Calvin Kattar 2 ½ +145, -250, Yorgan De Castro 1 ½ -140, +155 vs. Greg Hardy 1 ½ +120, -175|
|UFC 249 Main Card TV Coverage:||ESPN+ Pay Per View|
|UFC 249 Preliminary Card TV Coverage:||ESPN|
UFC 249 Main Card Overview
At the onset of the COVID-19 shutdown of sports, Dana White wouldn’t relent. He shopped the globe to find a location to stage fights. It follows that White caught considerable criticism for doing so. But the UFC President simply didn’t blink. In standing up to his detractors White earned considerable admiration and respect. In comparison to the past few weeks, online wagering will be lively. UFC and Dana White will reap justifiable rewards. While winning over new fans as converts. Tony Fergusson vs. Justin Gaethje is for the interim lightweight title. Henry Cejudo vs. Dominick Crus is the Bantamweight championship.
Also, on the main card is a heavyweight bout that will draw plenty of wagering action. Francis Ngannou vs. Jair Rozenstruik will bring eyeballs and bets. So too will the featherweight fight between Jeremy Stephens and Calvin Kattar. Another heavyweight matchup of Greg Hardy and Yorgan De Castro is highly anticipated.
UFC Preliminary Card Overview
Above all nobody can accuse Dana White of shortchanging fans and the curious. Preliminary card matchups show that White and the UFC are making a maximum effort. White is friends with President Donald Trump and knows that America needs an uplifting sports event. To begin with, is a preliminary card UFC Betting welterweight matchup of Donald Cerrone vs. Anthony Pettis. Heavyweight action features Aleksei Oleinik and Fabrico Werdum. Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson is on the women’s strawweight card. Correlate the middleweight matchup of Uriah Hall vs. Ronaldo Souza. Consistent with such quality will be unrivaled wagering options.
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone – Main Card Draw on Preliminary Card!
If follows that one of the most popular UFC fighters is featured on the ESPN Preliminary card. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is ranked sixth in the UFC lightweight rankings. The Pride of Edgewood, New Mexico is attempting to snap a three-bout losing streak. Last time out Cerrone suffered a first-round knockout loss to Conor McGregor on January 18, 2020. Since losing his 2015 shot at the UFC lightweight title Cerrone has been on a quest for a second chance. Hence Saturday’s bout is a chance for revenge. To illuminate Pettis defeated the Cowboy in 2013.
UFC 249 Preliminary Card Pick: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone