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UFC 251 Volkanovski vs. Holloway II Betting Featherweight Title Bout

UFC 251 Volkanovski vs. Holloway Betting Odds and Preview

On the whole, there are very few UFC events that can top the July 11 main card.  Fight Island is located in Abu Dhabi making a spectacular setting.  Three championship fights on the main UFC betting card certainly adds to the frenzy.  In particular, the featherweight title bout rematch between current champion Alexander Volkanovski and former champion Max Holloway is a draw.  Two of the biggest brands in mixed martial arts fighting for a title belt means massive handle.  It also factors a challenging handicap of past vs. present.  Volkanovski vs. Holloway II defines appointment viewing.

UFC 251 Featherweight Championship Betting Information

Date: Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway Odds

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Volkanovski -190
Holloway +165
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UFC 251 Featherweight Championship – Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway – Odds Analysis

Starting with the fact this is a rematch of Volkanovski’s win over Halloway is interest massive.  Defending featherweight champion Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski has the betting on UFC credibility that comes with a title belt.  Thus, his status as the favorite is completely understandable.  He has also gone undefeated for the past seven years.  Gamblers have a level of trust for Volkanovski that is difficult to match.  Counter to that is the fact that Max “Blessed” Holloway has struggled recently.  Two losses in three bouts pales in comparison to Volkanovski.

Alexander Volkanovski Betting Profile

Current featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is 31 years old.  He is a native of Australia where he still resides in Wollongong.  Volkanovski is ranked seventh in the UFC men’s pound for pound rankings.  Concurrently his MMA betting team is City Kickboxing.  Volkanovski has fought in the featherweight, lightweight, and welterweight divisions.  Five years ago, he won the only professional boxing match he ever participated in.

Max Holloway Betting Profile

Former featherweight champion Max Holloway is 28 years old and a native of Honolulu, Hawaii.  Still living in Hawaii, Holloway now resides in Waianae.  He is a member of team Gracie Technics.  Holloway is ranked first in the UFC featherweight rankings.  And he is ranked tenth in the UFC men’s pound for pound rankings.

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway Tale of the Tape

Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski stands at five feet, six inches tall with a reach of 71.5 inches and leg reach of 36 inches.  By contrast, Max “Blessed” Holloway stands at five feet, 11 inches tall with a reach of 69 inches and a leg reach of 42 inches.

Alexander Volkanovski Recent Form and Record

To begin with Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski has a career Bitcoin sportsbook record of 21 wins with one loss.  He has 11 knockout, three submissions, and seven decision career wins.  His only loss was a knockout over seven years ago.

Last time out for Volkanovski was his five-round unanimous decision win over Holloway.  UFC 245 in Las Vegas, Nevada was held on December 14, 2019.  At stake was the UFC featherweight title.

Before that Volkanovski faced Jose Aldo on May 11, 2019.  UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro was the venue.  Correlate that Volkanovski won a three-round unanimous decision.

Max Holloway Recent Form and Record

Owing to an April 13, 2019, unanimous decision Online sportsbook loss to Dustin Poirier did Max Holloway’s struggles begin.  Subsequently, he beat Frankie Edgar at UFC 240 on July 27, 2019.  The five-round unanimous decision was for the UFC featherweight title.  UFC 240 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada was the venue.  Cause by his aforementioned loss to Volkanovski was a brief championship.

UFC 251 Featherweight Championship – Volkanovski vs. Holloway Free Pick

In this situation, Alexander Volkanovski brings greater momentum.  Holloway’s lack of reliable consistency is worrisome to gamblers.  Most important of all is the fact that Volkanovski has proven he can beat Holloway.

CASHBET Best Bet: Alexander Volkanovski


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