UFC 222 live from Las Vegas Nevada, Saturday, March 3rd. One of the interesting fights on the card is Frankie "The Answer" Edgar vs. Brian "T-City" Ortega. Ortega is the replacement for Max Holloway, UFC Featherweight Champion. Holloway had to pull out of a Title bout due to a leg injury. The odds makers favorite Frankie Edgar enters the match with a 21-5-1 record. Edgar is currently ranked #2 Featherweight and was the victor in three of four previous matches. Ortega (13-0-0) is ranked #3 but is only five fights into his UFC career and has won all five. Can the young blood win against the veteran fighter. The Vegas odds makers favorite is Frankie Edgar listed at -175. The underdog Ortega is listed at +145.
The Main Card also features Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino (19-1-0, 1NC) vs Yana "Foxy" Kunitskaya (10-3-0, 1NC) in a Women's Featherweight Betting Trends Title Fight. The vegas odds favorite Cris Cyborg, Featherweight Title holder is from Brazil and has connected with 57% of strikes thrown and is 67% successful while grappling with takedowns. Kunitskaya, from Russia, is debuting in the UFC. She is a former Invicta Fighter and Bantaweight Title holder. The Vegas odds maker favorite is Cristiane Justino at -1600. The under dog is listed as Yana Kunitskaya at +800.
Here are the betting trends on three other fights listed on the Main Card. The odds makers favorite Andre Soukhamthath listed at -150 is slated to fight underdog Sean O'Malley, who is listed at +120. Stefen Struve is listed as the odds favorite against Andrei Arlovski at +150. For those who want to bet against the odds, Vegas odds makers list Cat Zingano at +125 and the betting favorite as Ketlen Vieira at -155.
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