UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Green Betting Odds & Picks (02/26/2022)

UFC Fight Night Makhachev vs. Green Betting Odds & Picks (02-26-2022)

Saturday Fight Night action from the UFC Apex features five bouts on the main card. And then the main event will be a catchweight bout between Islam Makhachev and Bobby Green. Both fighters have rankings of #4 on the UFC charts. Their catchweight UFC betting matchup could have major championship implications. The winner will have the inside track to a potential championship title bout. While the loser could face a permanent career setback. At the onset of the week, Green opened as a strong wagering favorite. But many gamblers see potential betting value in Islam Makhachev.

UFC Fight Night – Makhachev vs. Green Main Card

Date and Time:Saturday, February 26, 2022, 7 p.m. ET
Location:UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
UFC Fight Night Main Card TV Coverage:ESPN+

Catchweight Bout

Islam Makhachev+280
Bobby Green-365

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Islam Makhachev has a career record of 20-1. Counter to that is Bobby Green, with an online betting record of 29-12-1 for his career.

On the whole, Islam Makhachev has been on one of the hottest runs in the UFC. To illuminate, Makhachev has won nine consecutive fights. And his last defeat was back on October 3, 2015. Makhachev is coming off a 1st-round submission win over Dan Hooker on October 30, 2021. Previously, Makhachev faced Thiago Moises on July 17, 2021. Makhachev scored a 4th-round submission win. On March 6, 2021, Makhachev met Drew Dober. Accordingly, Makhachev earned a 3rd-round submission payout. Correlate that Makhachev is a former combat sambo world champion.

Late on, Bobby Green is riding a 2-bout winning streak. Prior to that was a 2-bout losing streak. On February 12, 2022, Green faced Nasrat Haqparast. Green scored a 3-round unanimous decision win. On November 6, 2021, Green met Al Laquinta. And Green won an impressive 1swt-round technical knockout victory. Previously Green lost a 3-4 round unanimous decision to Rafael Fiziev on August 7, 2021. And he dropped a 3-round unanimous decision to Thiago Moises on October 31, 2020.

On the whole, Bobby Green brings a lot of credibility to this fight. Green is a former King of the Cage lightweight and junior welterweight champion. He has had a mixed record of success and failure. Overall the one consistent trait of Green’s career has been remarkable inconsistency.

Middleweight Bout

Misha Cirkunov-125
Wellington Turman+105

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Misha Cirkunov is 15-7 in his UFC career. By contrast, Wellington Turman has a career ledger of 17-5.

Women’s Flyweight Bout

Ji Yeon Kim-180
Priscila Cachoeira+155

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Ji Yeon Kim is 9-4-2 with the UFC Betting odds for her career. In comparison, Priscila Cachoeira will bring a mark of 10-4 to the octagon.

Lightweight Bout

Arman Tasarukyan-320
Joel Alvarez+250

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Overall, Arman Tsarukyan is 16-2 for his career. Joel Alvarez has a career record of 19-2.

Middleweight Bout

Armen Petrosyan+145
Gregory Rodrigues-170

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Armen Petrosyan is coming off a win in his first career bout. Meanwhile, veteran Gregory Rodrigues is 11-3 for his career.

UFC Fight Night SBG Free Picks

As was previously noted, the main event will bring major consequences for both the winner and the loser. Despite his inconsistent career path, Bobby Green has more big fights on his resume. Beyond that, Green knows how to win a championship.

UFC Fight Night SBG Best Bets: Bobby Green.