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UFC 268 Features Two Championships and Five Main Card Bouts!

UFC 268 Usman vs. Covington Main Card Betting Information

At the onset, UFC 268 has something for everyone.  Starting with two championship bouts.  The main event is the welterweight matchup of champion Kamaru Usman and challenger Colby Covington.  Second on the card is the women’s strawweight matchup of champion Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili.  On the whole, there are five main card bouts on the UFC betting board.  Of course, it is hard to find a UFC combatant more popular than Frank Edgar.  At age 40, Edgar is still going for a UFC featherweight championship.  Once upon a time, Edgar won the UFC lightweight title.

UFC 268 Usman vs. Covington Main Card Betting Information

Date: Saturday, November 6, 2021
Time: 10:00 pm ET
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington Welterweight Title Bout Betting Odds

Colby Covington 2½ ( -185 ) +245
Kamaru Usman 2½ ( +160 ) -290
Place Bets

Defending champion Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman has a career record of 19-1.  To be exact, there may not be a fighter more respected than Kamaru Usman.  And with plenty of good reason.  Consider that Usman hasn’t lost a fight in eight years.  And he has successfully defended his current welterweight championship belt four times.

Initially, Usman won the UFC welterweight title on March 2, 2019, in a unanimous decision win over Tyron Woodley.  The fight took place at UFC 235 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Following that was title defense wins over Colby Covington, Jorge Masvidal, Gilbert Burns, and Jorge Masvidal.

Colby “Chaos” Covington brings a mark of 15 wins and two losses with the Sportsbook odds.  Previously, Covington faced Usman on December 14, 2019, at UFC 245 from Las Vegas, Nevada.  Usman won the bout in the 5th-round by technical knockout.  Following that defeat, Usman defeated Tyron Woodley by a 5th-round technical knockout on September 19, 2020.

Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili Women’s Strawweight Title Bout Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Weili Zhang -120
Rose Namajunas EV
Place Bets

Challenger Zhang “Magnum” Weili has a career UFC bets record of 21 wins and two losses.  Previously Weili was the UFC women’s strawweight championship on August 31, 2019.  Weili defeated Jessica Andrade by a 1st-round technical knockout. Subsequently, she successfully defended her title in a split decision against Joanna Jedrzejczyk on March 7, 2020.  UFC 248 from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.  She went on to lose the title belt in her next fight against Rose Namajunas.

Meanwhile, Rose “Thug” Namajunas stands at 11 wins and four losses.  Last time out, she won the UFC women’s strawweight title against Zhang Weili in a 1st-round knockout.  Previously, Namajunas won the UFC women’s strawweight championship on November 4, 2017.  She defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk by a 1st-round technical knockout.  Following that was a win in a rematch by unanimous decision.

Jessica Andrade defeated Namajunas for her title belt on May 11, 2019, by 2nd-round knockout.  However, Namajunas got revenge in a split decision on  July 12, 2020.  Namajunas beat Weili in a 1st-round knockout to win her title belt back on April 23, 2021.

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler Lightweight Bout Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Michael Chandler +180
Justin Gaethje -220
Place Bets

Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje has a career record of 23 wins and two losses.  Overall, Michael “Iron” Chandler stands 22 wins and six losses.

Shane Burgos vs. Billy Quarantillo Featherweight Bout Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Billy Quarantillo +165
Shane Burgos -190
Place Bets

In sum, Shane “Hurricane” Burgos has an MMA betting record of 13 wins and three losses.  Billy Quarantillo will step into the octagon with a mark of 16 wins and three losses.

Frankie Edgar vs. Marlon Vera Bantamweight Bout Betting Odds

Fighter ML
Frankie Edgar +150
Marlon Vera -170
Place Bets

Frank “The Answer” Edgar has an Online sportsbook record of 23 wins, nine losses, and one draw.  By contrast, Marlon “Chito” Vera has a ledger of 17 wins, seven losses, and one draw for his career.

UFC 268 SBG Free Picks

In this situation, Kamaru Usman is the proven champion compared to Colby Covington.  And then Rose Namajunas has had an impressive run after her title belt loss.

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Rose Namajunas and Kamaru Usman


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