Just past the mid-week point before fight night, Luke Rockhold is emerging as a slight favorite for UFC 221.
This Saturday night (Feb. 10), the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will invade Perth, Australia for UFC 221. The pay-per-view main card will be headlined by an interim UFC middleweight title bout between Rockhold and Yoel Romero. Robert Whittaker was initially set to defend his 185-pound gold, but pulled out due to a nasty infection.
Taking a look at the odds on 5Dimes, you will see that Rockhold sits as a -145 favorite over Romero, who sits at +135. Co-headliner Curtis Blaydes has emerged as a bit of a surprising favorite over Mark Hunt at -165. Hunt sits at the +140 mark.
Rest Of The Main Card
Tai Tuivasa is the most sizable favorite on the main card. He comes in at -310, while his opponent Cyril Asker is a +255 underdog. Li Jingliang is barely a favorite over Jake Matthews at -160. Matthews looks to be going into the bout at +140. Finally, Tyson Pedro is a -200 favorite over Saparbek Safarov who stands at +245.
You can visit Best Fight Odds for numbers on the rest of the card.
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