Dustin Poirier opened because the betting favourite forward of his UFC 291 BMF title battle in opposition to Justin Gaethje.
On Tuesday, UFC president Dana White introduced that Poirier and Gaethje will headline UFC 291 in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah for the BMF title. The battle will go down on July 29 in a battle that followers have needed ever since they fought again in 2018, the place Poirier gained by fourth-round TKO.
With the rematch now being official, BetOnline launched opening odds for the BMF title battle that sees Poirier because the slight betting favourite.
UFC 291 Odds:
Dustin Poirier -125
Justin Gaethje +105
With Poirier being a -125 favourite, you would wish ot guess $125 to win $100 for those who like ‘The Diamond’ to get his hand raised. For those who like Gaethje to win, a $100 guess would internet you $105 if ‘The Spotlight’ pulls off the upset.
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What can also be attention-grabbing is the very fact the percentages had been -125 for Poirier and +105 for Gaethje again in 2018 so the oddsmakers imagine the battle is the very same because it was again in 2018. After all, it was Poirier profitable by fourth-round knockout in a back-and-forth scrap.
Dustin Poirier (29-7 and one No Contest) is coming off a submission win over Michael Chandler at UFC 281 to return to the win column after shedding to Charles Oliveria for the light-weight title. Previous to that, Poirier had back-to-back stoppage wins over Conor McGregor and a call win over Dan Hooker. He’s the previous interim light-weight champ with notable wins over Max Holloway, twice, Gaethje, Eddie Alvarez, and Anthony Pettis amongst others.
Justin Gaethje (24-4) additionally returned to the win column as he picked up a call win over Rafael Fiziev again at UFC 286. Earlier than that, he suffered a submission loss to Charles Oliveira for the title. Within the battle prior, he beat Michael Chandler by resolution to return to the win column after shedding to Khabib Nurmagomedov for the belt. Gaethje, like Poirier, is the previous interim light-weight champ.
Who do you suppose will win at UFC 291, Dustin Poirier or Justin Gaethje?