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Nunes vs. Pena for Women’s Bantamweight Title at Saturday UFC 277

UFC 277 Odds:   Julianna Pena +230 vs. Amanda Nunes -275

Fight fans have plenty to get excited about for Saturday night’s UFC 277 main card.  In sum, there are five bouts on the main card with two championship matchups.  The main UFC betting event is the women’s bantamweight championship between defending champion Julianna Pena and #1 ranked challenger Amanda Nunes.  And then there is a flyweight interim title bout matchup between #1 Brandon Moreno and # Kai Kara France.  The other three fights are between ranked opponents.  Including a high-profile heavyweight bout between #5 ranked Derrick Lewis and #11 Sergei Pavlovich.  

UFC 277 Main Card Betting Information

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2022
Time: 10:00 pm ET
Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes Betting Odds

Julianna Pena 2½ ( -105 ) +225
Amanda Nunes 2½ ( -115 ) -265
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Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara France Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Kai Kara France +175
Brandon Moreno -210
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Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Sergei Pavlovich -140
Derrick Lewis +120
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Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Alex Perez +160
Alexandre Pantoja -185
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Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Anthony Smith +425
Magomed Ankalaev -550
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Pena to Defend Title For First Time Against Former Dominant Champ Nunes

Last time out for Amanda Nunes was a 2nd round submission loss to Julianna Pena on December 11, 2021.  Pena won the UFC women’s bantamweight championship from the defending champion Nunes at UFVC 269 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Thus, this rematch is one of the most highly anticipated bouts of the year.

Amanda Nunes is well known for her dominant Bitcoin sportsbook reign as the UFC women’s bantamweight and featherweight champion.  To show, Nunes successfully defended the women’s bantamweight championship five consecutive times.

At the beginning, Nunes won the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in a 1st round submission against Miesha Tate.  Additionally, UFC bets Nunes won the UFC women’s featherweight championship in a 1st round knockout over Cris Cyborg.  She successfully defended that title two times.  Nunes has a career record of 21 wins and five losses.  Gamblers have made her one of the most popular combatants in UFC history.

To summarize, Julianna Pena has a career MMA betting record of 11 wins and four losses.  Her win over Amanda Nunes was her first championship fight opportunity.

Former Champ Moreno Seeks Redemption

Last time out for Brandon Moreno was an online sportsbook loss to Deiveson Figueiredo on January 22, 2022.  Deiveson won the bout by unanimous decision.  UFC 270 from Anaheim, California, was the event.  It was the third consecutive bout for Moreno against Figueiredo.

Previously on June 12, 2021, Moreno won a 3rd round submission against Figueiredo.  Moreno won the UFC flyweight championship at UFC 263 from Glendale, Arizona.

First time between Moreno and Figueiredo was on December 12, 2020, at UFC 256 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The two fought to a draw.  And from there, they developed an epic UFC rivalry.

Overall, Moreno has a career record of 19 wins and six losses.  Kai Kara France stands at 24 wins and nine losses for his career.  Kai Kara France has won three consecutive bouts.

Last time out for Kai Kara France was against Askar Askarov on March 26, 2022.  UFC on ESPN was the event from Columbus, Ohio.  Kai Kara won a unanimous decision.

Lewis Seeks to Regain Form Against Surging Pavlovich

Sergei Pavlovich has won three consecutive bouts.  Last time out, Pavlovich won a 1st round technical knockout against Shamil Abdurakhimov on March 19, 2022.  The fight earned Performance of the Night honors.

On October 26, 2019, Pavlovich won a 1st round technical knockout against Maurice Greene.  UFC Fight Night from Singapore was the event.  Previously, Pavlovich won a 1st round knockout against Marcelo Golm on April 20, 2019.  UFC Fight Night from St. Petersburg, Russia, was the event.

Late on, Derrick Lewis lost two of his previous three fights.  His record is 26 wins and nine losses.  Lewis has lost two UFC heavyweight championship bouts in his career.

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As mentioned earlier, Amanda Nunes is a proven champion with a long-term record of title bout success.

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