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UFC and MMA Betting & Odds

Watching and betting on the UFC or MMA in general is exhilarating. Two well-trained athletes challenge each other in an octagon to determine which is the better fighter.

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is one of the most ruthless sports, where the slightest individual mistake can dictate the outcome of a fight, making betting unpredictable. Even with the favourites winning the vast majority of fights, underdog exploits with associated odds occur in an average of one in four matches.

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-UFC and MMA News, Betting Tips, and Predictions

Upcoming UFC Events

-UFC 286

-UFC Fight Night

Vera Vs Sandhagen

Sun, Mar 26 / Main Card

AT&T Center

San Antonio, TX United States

-UFC 287

Pereira Vs Adesanya 2

Sun, Apr 9 / Main Card

Miami-Dade Arena

Miami, FL United States

-UFC Fight Night

Edwards Vs Usman 3

Sat, Mar 18 / Main Card

O2 Arena

London, United Kingdom

Holloway Vs Allen

Sun, Apr 16 / Main Card

T-Mobile Center

Kansas City, MO United States

Betting on UFC

There's nothing in sport quite as exciting as the fast-paced, hard-hitting action of a UFC match in an octagon.

Over the years, the organizers of major organizations — the UFC, Bellator, Invicta and Legacy Fighting Alliance — have been able to put on truly modern and well-organized shows. As combat sports continue to grow in popularity, bettors are placing more and more bets on the main event fights.

To make profitable bets on UFC, fans must gather enough information about the fighters who are competing. The records and rankings of fighters can provide great insights and serve as a predictor for UFC matches.

Fans can obtain this information by observing matches and studying the fighters' strengths and weaknesses. It's important to note that UFC is a sport that's prone to surprises, and the favored fighter may not always come out on top.

Due to the uncertain nature of the sport, some may think betting is just a matter of luck. However, this is not accurate, especially for those who have done their homework and have a good understanding of the fighters and the sport.

Betting on UFC 286

The UFC is making its return to London with only its second pay-per-view event.

Following the conclusion of UFC 285, fans are already looking forward to the next pay-per-view of the month, UFC 286, which will be held at The O2 arena in London, England on Saturday 18th March 2023.

This will only be the second time the UFC has hosted a numbered event in the UK, and it is a significant occasion since Leon Edwards will have the opportunity to defend his recently acquired welterweight championship against the individual he defeated to claim it, Kamaru Usman.


UFC 286 Full Card Revealed

Early Prelims (18:00 PM GMT):

-Muhammad Mokaev vs Jafel Filho

-Christian Leroy Duncan vs Duško Todorović

-Jake Hadley vs Malcolm Gordon

-Jennifer Maia vs Casey O’Neill

-Jai Herbert vs Ludovit Klein

-Juliana Miller vs Veronica Macedo

Prelims (20:00 PM GMT):

-Nathaniel Wood vs Lerone Murphy

-Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani

-Sam Peterson vs Yanal Ashmoz

Main Card (22:00 PM GMT):

-Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman (welterweight title fight)

-Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev

-Gunnar Nelson vs Bryan Barberena

-Marvin Vettori vs Roman Dolidze

-Joanne Wood vs Luana Coralina

UFC 286 Favorites

-Kamaru Usman is currently a strong favorite to beat Leon Edwards, although, you can also bet on Edwards to win if you fancy the upset.

-Rafael Fiziev is made a favorite to come out the victor in a fight against Justin Gaethje.

-Marvin Vettori is set to be a favorite to win against Roman Dolidze.

-Joanne Calderwood is marked to be victorious against Luana Carolina.

-Gunnar Nelson is a favorite to defeat Bryan Barberena.

-Jake Hadley is made a favorite to beat Malcolm Gordon.

-Casey O’Neill is predicted to come out the victor in a fight against Jennifer Maia.

-Ludovit Klein is marked a favorite to win against Jai Herbert.

-Juliana Miller is currently a favorite to be victorious against Veronica Macedo.

-Muhammad Mokaev is made a favorite to defeat Jafel Filho.

-Jack Shore is predicted to beat Makwan Amirkhani.

-Sam Patterson is marked a favorite to come out the victor in a fight against Yanal Ashmoz.


How to Bet on the UFC?

MMA, with its diverse range of fighting styles, provides a wealth of betting options for UFC fans.

Here's a look at the most popular UFC betting options:

  1. Outright Winner: This is the simplest bet option in UFC betting. Simply pick the fighter you think will win a given match. To increase your chances of winning, consider factors such as a fighter's weight class, performance against specific styles, and current events in the UFC. Understanding the different MMA styles and following UFC news can help you make informed bets.
  2. Over/Under Rounds: This market allows you to predict how many rounds a given fight will last. By studying the form of the two fighters, you can gain an advantage in your betting. For instance, a fighter who typically dominates quickly, like Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev, is unlikely to complete all five rounds, whereas a more measured fighter like Israel Adesanya may go the distance. Checking the formbook can provide insights into how to bet on the round duration.
  3. Method of Victory: Fighters can win a UFC fight through submission, KO/TKO, decision, or opponent disqualification. This market gives you the opportunity to predict which fighter will win and how they will do it. To make an informed bet, it's important to understand each fighter's style. For example, a Jiu-Jitsu expert like Charles Oliveira is more likely to win through submission, while a stand-up fighter like Francis Ngannou usually seeks a knockout. Knowing a fighter's history can give you a clue into their preferred method of victory.

The main type of UFC bet at bwin Sports Betting is an Outright Winner bet: it doesn't matter how or when they win.

One of the biggest debates in the MMA betting community is whether it is a good idea to bet on the underdog. While we think you should look at each fight independently, there is a lot of information you can acquire from looking at certain stats.

However, they don't always give a good overview. Make sure you look at fight sequences and intangibles that might impact the outcome of a fight.

UFC Fight Night

Every fighter aspires to fight under the bright lights of Las Vegas or to be the main event at Madison Square Garden, but it's the journey to get there that reveals their true story. This is particularly true in the UFC Fight Night events.

At UFC Fight Night, our passion for betting is just as strong as the love for the sport itself. Most Fight Night cards are included in our extensive collection of UFC betting markets, which continues to expand each year. In fact, this year we have more pre-fight markets available than ever before.

So when you sit down to enjoy the action of UFC Fight Night, be sure to check out our competitive UFC odds.

UFC Betting Tips and Strategy

To make smart betting choices in UFC, it's crucial to have a good understanding of the sport. As mentioned before, it's essential to watch as many matches as possible to determine the top fighters. Additionally, comparing the betting odds of different fighters can help you place more successful bets on the UFC.

If you want to bet on UFC, it's important to take the time to educate yourself about the fighting league, the fighters' records, skills, mental state, and any injuries they may have. With this information in hand, you'll be better equipped to make informed bets that increase your chances of success.

Visit bwin for UFC and MMA News, Betting Tips, and Predictions

Here at bwin Sports Betting, we cover UFC and MMA matches in great detail. On our news page, you can find a selection of data such as betting tips, news, and predictions for different upcoming fights.


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