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Light Heavyweight Title on the Line Saturday at UFC 282 Betting

UFC 282 Betting: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev CashBet Sportsbook Odds  

Fight fans have nothing to complain about for Saturday Night’s UFC 282.  #2 Jan Blachowicz will face #3 Magomed Ankalaev for the UFC light heavyweight title.  But that is not all.  Correlate the loaded UFC betting lineup of two additional ranked bouts.  #9 Darren Till will face #13 Dricus Du Plessis in the middleweight class.  And in the featherweight division, #9 Bryce Mitchell will face #14 Ilia Topuria.  Additionally, Paddy Pimblett will face Jared Gordon in a lightweight bout.  And then Robbie Lawler takes on Santiago Ponzinibbio in welterweight action.  ESPN+ will cover it all from Vegas.

UFC 282 – Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev   

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Date:  Saturday, December 10, 2022, 10 p.m. ET

Location:  T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

UFC TV Coverage:  ESPN+

UFC 282 Main Card Odds:   #2 Jan Blachowicz +200 vs. #3 Magomed Ankalaev -240, Paddy Pimblett -190 vs. Jared Gordon +160, Robbie Lawler +310 vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio -380, #9 Darren Till +120 vs. #13 Dricus Du Plessis -140, #9 Bryce Mitchell +130 vs. #1 Ilia Topuria -150

Former Champion Blachowicz Seeks to Regain Lost Light Heavyweight Belt

Overall, Jan Blachowicz has a career Bitcoin Sportsbook record of 29 wins and nine losses.  Blachowicz is the former UFC light heavyweight champion and successfully defended his title once before losing it.

In turn, Magomed Ankalaev has a UFC bets record of 18 wins and one loss.  Ankalaev is on fire with nine consecutive wins.  Saturday’s bout against Blachowicz is his first championship opportunity.

Last time out for Magomed Ankalaev was on July 30, 2022.  Ankalaev defeated Anthony smith in a 2nd-round technical knockout.  UFC 277 from Dallas, Texas, was the event.  Previously, on March 12, 2022, Ankalaev won a unanimous decision against Thiago Santos.  UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the venue.  And then, on October 30, 2021, Ankalaev scored a unanimous decision win over Volkan Oezdemir.  UFC 267 from Abu Dhabi was the event. Last bout for Jan Blachowicz was a 3rd-round technical knockout MMA betting win against Aleksandar Rakic.  UFC on ESPN from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the venue.  On October 30, 2021, Blachowicz lost a 2nd-round submission to Glover Teixeira.  UFC 267 from Abu Dhabi was the event.  As a result of the loss, Blachowicz lost his UFC light heavyweight championship.

Initially, Blachowicz won the UFC light heavyweight title by 2nd-round technical knockout against Dominick Reyes.  UFC 253 from Abu Dhabi was the event.  Following that championship win, Blachowicz defended his title belt against Israel Adesanya.  Blachowicz scored a unanimous decision win.  UFC 259 from Las Vegas was the event.

Slumping Till Seeks to Get Back on Track Against Du Plessis

Overall, Darren Till has a career Online sportsbook record of 18 wins and four losses.  However, Till has lost four of his last five bouts.  Including two consecutive losses.

Dricus du Plessis has a career record of 17 wins and two losses.  Counter to Till, due Plessis has won five consecutive bouts.

On July 2, 2022, du Plessis won a unanimous decision against Brad Tavares.  UFC 2u76y from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.  Previously on July 10, 2021, de Plessis won a 2nd-round knockout against Trevin Giles.  UFC 264 from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.

Till is coming off a 3rd-round Submission loss to Derek Brunson on September 4, 2021.  UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.  Previously on July 26, 2020, Till lost a unanimous decision to Robert Whittaker.  UFC on ESPN from Abu Dhabi was the event.  Till lost his only championship fight to Tyron Woodley by 2nd-round submission on September 8, 2018.

UFC 282 SBG Free Picks

As was previously noted, Jan Blachowicz is not in good form for his championship matchup against Magomed Ankalaev.  It is true that Blachowicz has a decent price as the underdog.  However, his current form is not good enough.  Especially when stepping into Ankalaev, who is humming.

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