The heavyweight championship will be on the line November 3 when Daniel Cormier meets Derrick Lewis at UFC 230. On the whole this will be one of the most intriguing events for the UFC Betting Odds all year. Cormier is the defending champion and the prohibitive favorite against Lewis. Balanced against that is the fact that Lewis is a capable challenger that may offer supreme betting value. Additionally, there are several other attractive bouts on the main card. More emphatically this is not a fight night to be missed. Madison Square Garden, “The World’s Most Famous Arena” will host.
UFC 230 Cormier vs. Lewis
Date and Time: Saturday, November 3, 2018
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York
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Daniel “DC” Cormier
Daniel “DC” Cormier has a career record of 21-1-1 and was the light heavyweight champion for three years. Above all he became heavyweight champion on July 8, 2018 in his first bout in that class. To show, at UFC 226 Cormier defeated Stipe Miocic in a first round knockout to earn Performance of the Night honors. Cormier has won six bouts with the UFC Betting Odds since the only defeat of his career against Jon Jones. Further, he successfully defended his light heavyweight title four times. To exemplify his status as a top favorite is Cormier’s championship cache with gamblers.
Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis
Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis has a sportsbook record of 21-5. Above all this is his first championship fight in UFC. Lewis has won his last three fights in a row after a loss to Mark Hunt. In his last bout Lewis defeated Alexander Volkov in a third-round knockout on October 6, 2018. Despite the fact that he has been in good form his lack of championship experience makes him the decided underdog against Cormier.
In like manner for UFC 230 is a middleweight matchup that gamblers see as even. In fact, Luke Rockhold is a small favorite against Chris Weldon. Rockhold has a career record of 16-4 and won the middleweight championship in December of 2015. But Rockhold was unable to retain his title in the next bout that followed which was a loss to Michael Bisping. Extending Rockhold’s misery was a loss in his last bout to Yoel Romero in a third-round knockout. Rockhold has lost two out of his last three bouts. But his past title brings him credibility to gamblers.
Chris Weidman has a career record of 14-3. Account of his last bout does he have momentum for his matchup against Rockhold. Weidman scored a submission choke win over Kelvin Gastelum to snap a three-bout losing streak. Especially noteworthy is that Weidman is also a past middleweight champion.
Matchup to Watch
Daniel Cormier brings considerable credibility to the UFC Betting Odds. To begin with he is among the most versatile fighters in UFC. Simultaneously Cormier’s wide variety of ways to win makes him a dangerous opponent. More emphatically Derrick Lewis is simply overmatched in this one.
UFC Betting Odds Picks
Summing up Daniel Cormier is the pick to maintain his heavyweight title!
UFC 230 Betting Online Pick: Daniel Cormier
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