The UFC returns to Australia Using UFC 221, headlined by an showdown Involving middleweights Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero.
The co-main event features a heavyweight tilt between 26-year-old Curtis Blaydes and New Zealander Mark Hunt.
Last week’s Best Bets for UFC Fight Night 125 went 2-1. (The John Dodson scrap was canceled.) That pushes our overall record to 18-11, however we dropped a little cash last week, decreasing our entire profit down to $66.33. (Perhaps I need to return and read my 6 Tips for Successful MMA Betting?)
Time to contact our lucrative ways with the top bets for UFC 221.
BEN NGUYEN (+100) VS JUSSIER FORMIGA (-120)
Jussier Formiga (20-5) can grapple and contains one of the best back matches in the business. He’s a complete leech if he gets his hooks in. But even though Formiga has a much better body of work against some world-class men in the branch, it’s hard to bet against rising star Ben Nguyen (16-6).
“Ben 10” has improved certain aspects of his game, like scrambling and takedown defense, in order to maintain his fights standing. Why? He will knock his opponent’s head off because if his struggles stay upright. He’s a title contender who UFC loss came into Louis Smolka in what was a slobber-knocker of a struggle.
This +100 moneyline for Nguyen at BetOnline is a wonderful round number to wager on.
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