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UFC 212 midweek betting odds: Holloway overtakes Aldo as favorite

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The betting odds are in for UFC 212 as the interim featherweight champion Max Holloway has become the favorite over the featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

The betting odds are in for Saturday’s UFC 212 as featherweight champions Jose Aldo (-105) and Max Holloway (-110) look to unify the belts in Rio de Janeiro. The co-main event will witness the UFC’s #1 and #2 strawweights wage war, as sizable favorite Claudia Gadelha (-300) takes on the +250 underdog Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

UFC 212 is free of any astronomical lines, as the widest odds come by way of the -360 Paulo Borrachinha taking on the +300 Oluwale Bamgbose. There are 3 pick’em bouts this Saturday as Max Holloway (-110 to +110), Jamie Moyle (-110 to +105), and Erick Silva (-115 to +105) can all be respectively found at both favorite and underdog lines on various betting sites.

Saturday’s UFC 212 main card will air live on Pay-Per-View at 10:00 P.M. ET with the prelims starting at 8:00 P.M. ET on FX. The Exclusive Fight Pass prelims will begin at 6:30 P.M. ET.

Check out the UFC 212 betting odds, courtesy of OddsShark.com:

Movement courtesy of BestFightOdds.com:

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway: Featherweight Title

The UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo opened up with a slight favorite line of -130, to interim champion Max Holloway’s slight dog tag of +100. The betting public likes what they see with Holloway, as he has become the favorite with a line of around -110, with Aldo clocking in at around -105. Expect to see this line teeter totter a bit, but remain in the realm of pick’em odds.

Erick Silva vs. Yancy Medeiros: Welterweight

Yancy Medeiros began his UFC 212 betting career as slight underdog at +110 to Erick Silva’s favorite tag of -150, The money slowly crept in for Medeiros, as he now sports a minus line of -120, with Silva being found anywhere from -115 to +105. Don’t be surprised to see these odds grow a bit wider, with Silva solidifying his position as the underdog.

Matthew Lopez vs. Johnny Eduardo: Bantamweight

The 9-1 Matthew Lopez opened up against the 28-10 Johnny Eduardo as a slight betting favorite at around -150, before steadily climbing to a solid minus line of near -210. Eduardo’s UFC 212 moneyline began with a slight underdog tag of +110, but has now reached north of +170.


Paulo Henrique Costa vs. Oluwale Bamgbose: Middleweight

Both Borrachinha (-360) and Bamgbose (+300) have finished each of their professional bouts inside of the 1st round, so each man possesses the prescribed power in their punches to end the fight at any moment. With that being said, Fight doesn’t go to decision is a worthless -750 and the line for Under 1.5 rounds is a lackluster -250. This seems like more of a pick’em fight anyway, as Bamgbose has faced better competition, albeit in losing efforts, but has seen deeper water than has Borrachinha. Oluwale Bamgbose @+300 is worth considering.

Be sure to check back in with Bloody Elbow to catch the final betting odds on fight day, as the moneylines tend to shift a bit following the weigh-ins. All of your event coverage including play-by-play, results, highlights, and more can be found right here at BloodyElbow.com. Happy hunting!

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