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UFC 274 Oliveira vs. Gaethje Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

UFC 274 Oliveira vs. Gaethje Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

There is nothing better than a UFC betting championship bout.  In turn, two championship bouts at the same event are even better.  And that is what we are getting on Saturday night.  The ESPN+ Main Event is a lightweight title bout between Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje.  Concurrently, Oliveira is the defending champion.  Gaethje is the previous titleholder.  And then Rose Namajunas will defend her women’s strawweight title belt against former champion Carla Esparza.  There are five bouts on a loaded Saturday night Main Card.

UFC 274 – Oliveira vs. Gaethje Main Card Betting Information

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022
Time: 9:00 pm ET
Location: Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona
TV Coverage: ESPN+

Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje Betting Odds

Charles Oliveira 1½ ( -175 ) +150
Justin Gaethje 1½ ( +155 ) -170
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UFC 274 Odds:   C-Rose Namajunas -220 vs. #2 Carla Esparza +180, #5 Michael Chandler +345 vs. #7 Tony Ferguson -285, Mauricio Rua +205 vs. Ovince Saint Preux -245, Donald Cerrone -175 vs. Joe Lauzon +155

Oliveira Rides Championship Wave of Profits Against Gaethje

Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira has a career sportsbook record of 32 wins, eight losses, and one no contest.  To be exact, Oliveira is one of the hottest fighters in UFC.  He has won his last ten consecutive bouts.

On May 15, 2021, Oliveira won the UFC lightweight championship in a second-round technical knockout win over Michael Chandler.  UFC 262 from Houston, Texas, was the event.  Subsequently, on December 11, 2021, Oliveira defeated Dustin Poirier in a third-round submission.  UFC 269 from Las Vegas, Nevada, was the event.  Saturday night marks his second title defense.

Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje has a career record of 24 wins and three losses.  Gaethje was a recent light heavyweight champion that lost his first title defense.

On May 9, 2020, Gaethje won the interim UFC lightweight title in a fifth-round technical knockout over Tony Ferguson.  UFC 249 from Jacksonville, Florida, was the event.  Next, on October 24, 2020, Gaethje lost a second-round technical submission against Khabib Nurmagomedov.  Thus, he relinquished his title belt at UFC 254 from Abu Dhabi.  Last time out on November 6, 2021, Gaethje won a unanimous decision against Michael Chandler.  UFC 268 from New York City was the event.

Former Champion Esparza Seeks to Dethrone New Champ Namajunas

Overall, Rose “Thug” Namajunas has a career record of 12 wins and four losses.  Rose Namajunas won the UFC women’s strawweight championship on April 24, 2021, in a first-round knockout against Zhang Weili.  And then she defeated Weili again in the rematch by split decision on November 6, 2021.  This marks the second time that Namajunas has held the championship.

Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza has a UFC bets record of 19 wins and six losses.  Late on, Carla Esparza has been on a heater with five consecutive wins.  Esparza is coming off a second-round technical knockout win over Yan Xiaonan on May 22, 2021.  For two years, Esparza was the UFC women’s strawweight champion from 2013 through 2015.

Slumping Chandler Looks for Rebound Against Struggling Ferguson

To summarize, Michael “Iron” Chandler has a career MMA betting record of 22 wins and seven losses.  And then Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson stands at 26 wins and seven losses.

Inconsistent Rua Meets Discredited Saint Preux

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has an Online sportsbook record of 27 wins, 12 losses, and one draw.  Correlate that Ovince Saint Preux has a career record of 25 wins and 16 losses.

Cerrone Drowning in Red Ink Against Resurgent Lauzon  

On the whole, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has a career record of 36 wins, 16 losses, and two no contests.   Joe Lauzon has 28 wins and 16 losses for his career.

UFC 274 CashBet Free Picks

On this occasion, we have two quality underdogs challenging for the championship.  As mentioned earlier, Justin Gaethje is a recent former champion.  Additionally, Carla Esparza has shown her best form in several years.  In two championship bouts that gamblers believe have a razor-thin margin, the Underdogs Gaethje, and Esparza rate the call.

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