UFC 296: Edwards VS Covington Best Prop Bets
In a night full of exciting matchups chock-full of violence, UFC 296 goes down tonight and you won’t want to miss a minute of the action. Headlined by two world title fights as well as several other high-stakes scraps, there’s no shortage of thrilling action on tap this evening.
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Josh Emmett VS Bryce Mitchell to Go the Distance (-165)
Kicking off the main card action with a bout between top contenders in the UFC featherweight division, Josh “CC0″ Emmett takes on Bryce “Thug Nasty” Mitchell. In a scrap between to fighters looking to make a statement, bet this bout to go the distance and end up in the hands of the ringside officials.
With Emmett and Mitchell both having had their last bouts go the distance, it’s clear to see that both combatants excel at taking their time and picking their shots wisely inside the octagon. With Emmett’s powerful counterstriking ability going up against the high pressure grappling of Mitchell, tonight’s fight may have a lengthy feeling out process.
Watch as both fighters take their time as they familiarize themselves with their opponents strategy, biding time in order to make no wasted movements, resulting in the fight going all three rounds as it ends up being decided on the judges scorecards.
Tony Ferguson to Win by Decision (+700)
Looking to put an end to his horrendous six-fight losing streak, bank on Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson to put an end to the Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett hype train as he derails it with a decision victory.
While Ferguson has looked like a shell of his former-self in recent bouts, he has slowly begun to show flashes of the fighter that once terrified the lightweight division. With Pimblett having shown vulnerabilities in his game early on into his UFC career, look for the savvy veteran to take advantage of the young up-and-comer.
Look for Ferguson to utilize his unique fighting style to throw off Pimblett, forcing him into uncomfortable situations, while maintaining pressure throughout the fight. At +700 it doesn’t get much juicier than this, bet on Ferguson to get back on track as he picks up the decision victory this evening.
Shavkat Rakhmonov to Win by KO/TKO/DQ or Submission (-175)
Primed to continue his steady rise toward the top of the welterweight division, expect to see Shavkat “Nomad” Rakhmonov to make quick work of Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson as he scores the win inside the distance.
Having finished all five of his UFC opponents, Rakhmonov has quickly established himself as one of the most dangerous fighters on the planet. With an elite all-around fighting style, look for the rising star to unleash an onslaught of offence against the longtime fan favourite, Thompson.
With Wonderboy’s weak grappling skillset and suspect chin, expect to see Rakhmonov to make a statement with his performance tonight, earning the win by knockout or submission, and netting you an easy payday in the process.
Brandon Royval to Win by KO/TKO/DQ (+300)
Set to pull off the upset victory in tonight’s co-main event, bank on Brandon “Raw Dawg” Royval as he captures the UFC Flyweight title by way of KO/TKO/DQ against Alexandre “The Cannibal” Pantoja.
After securing himself a world title opportunity after finishing Matheus Nicolau in the first round, Royval is primed to unleash unrelenting offence against the reigning champ.
While Pantoja was able to finish Royval in their previous meeting by submission, look for Royval to have learned from his previous mistakes, this time using his 2.5-inch reach advantage to keep Pantoja at bay, letting his hands fly as he makes contact repeatedly.
Look for damage to quickly pile up as Royval continues to pressure his opponent, concluding with a exclamation point as he finishes Pantoja by KO/TKO/DQ for the underdog victory at +300 odds.
Leon Edwards to Win by Decision (+130)
Poised to make his second successful title defence, back Leon “Rocky” Edwards to silence the cocky and brash Colby “Chaos” Covington in tonight’s main event.
Edwards has proven himself as one of the UFCs most skilled fighters, having evolved his game continuously throughout his career. With some of the most lethal striking skills the welterweight division has ever seen, Edwards has little to no holes within his game.
With Covington’s biggest strength coming from his wrestling skillset, watch as Edwards easily stuffs the takedown attempts made against him, just like he did previously in his back-to-back wins against division great, Kamaru Usman.
On the feet Edwards is sure to hold a distinct advantage, holding a two-inch reach advantage that he will put to good use as his world-class kickboxing skills allow him to pile up damage against the challenger.
Bank on Edwards to retain his title this evening as he bests Covington at every level of the fight, crusing his way to a decisive victory on the judges scorecards, scoring you an easy win to cap off your UFC 296 betting experience.
UFC 296 Prelim Prop Bet Parlay
On a night with no shortage of terrific bouts scheduled, why not place a bet on the prelim action scheduled for UFC 296?
Below we’ve crafted a juicy UFC 296 prelim prop bet parlay that will have your bankroll booming before the main card even begins. Check out our pre-built parlay below and start your UFC 296 betting off with a bang.
- Martin Buday VS Shamil Gaziev Under 1.5 Total Rounds
- Andre Fili to Win by KO/TKO/DQ
- Tagir Ulanbekov to Win by Submission
Total Odds: (+3578)
UFC 296: Edwards VS Covington Odds
|Josh Emmett VS Bryce Mitchell
|Tony Ferguson VS Paddy Pimblett
|Shavkat Rakhmonov VS Stephen Thompson
|Alexandre Pantoja VS Brandon Royval
|Leon Edwards VS Colby Covington
Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook Ontario as of December 16th 2023
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