Complete UFC 236 Betting Preview, Odds, Tips and Best Bets
On Saturday evening, the UFC yields to Atlanta, Georgia for the first time in 3 years using UFC 226, and that time, it’s bringing two title conflicts with it.
In the primary event, UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is moving around 155 pounds to struggle for an interim lightweight title against surging contender Dustin Poirier, a guy who beat him before at featherweight.
From the co-main event, among the UFC’s fastest rising stars, Israel Adesanya, has his first shot at UFC gold when he takes on The Ultimate Fighter 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum. It has two fight-of-the-year contenders in the ATL with two quite live underdogs for UFC betting fans to consider, so let us get to it.
Max Holloway vs. Dustin Tips UFC & Poirier Odds 236
What’s there to say? At just 27 years old, Holloway is currently making his case for the title of best featherweight of all time with two dominant wins over Jose Aldo in 2017.
Now, Holloway has his sights set on the name of greatest pound-for-pound fighter and is going up to 155 pounds to become only the fourth dual winner in UFC history.
Holloway’s sport is all about pressure and pace. He sets one of the highest paces from the featherweight division, casting roughly 15 strikes every second and burying competitions under his relentless volume.
Even if a fighter could find the better of him early on, as Aldo failed in both of their fights, few can remain blow for blow with Holloway as the fight drags into the third, fourth and fifth rounds.
In many respects, Poirier is similar. «The Diamond» also works at a high rate, with combination striking. The two differ though is that while Max has electricity and can hurt opponents, his endings usually come as a result of injury.
Poirier, in contrast, is one of the single hardest blow-for-blow punchers in the lightweight division. He does not need to land many strikes to harm an opponent as his litany of UFC wins reveals. Poirier also is a ready grappler than Holloway.
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