UFC Fight Night Brooklyn: Cejudo vs Dillashaw Betting Odds and Picks
The UFC is heading to Brooklyn for its very first card of 2019 and its first card ESPN after a seven-year deal with Fox Sports. The event is headlined by a winner vs winner fight as bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is dropping down to the flyweight division to take on Henry»The Messenger» Cejudo. Dillashaw is seeking to become the seventh fighter to win belts in two different weight classes and is now a -230 favorite with Cejudo coming back in +180.
T.J. Dillashaw is averaging 5.38 significant strikes every second.
Henry Cejudo won gold in wrestling at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Five of T.J. Dillashaw’s last seven wins have come through knockout.
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That is Cejudo’s second straight fight as an underdog after he shut as a large +350 puppy against Demetrious»Mighty Mouse» Johnson, arguably the pound-for-pound greatest at the time. The former Olympian outwrestled DJ en route to a split-decision success to become the second-ever flyweight champion.
But it seems sensible for Dillashaw to be preferred because he’s the bigger man dropping down in weight. This is the fifth time ever that the UFC has had two sitting champions stand toe-to-toe along with the fighter that has made the weight course move is 3-1 in the past four fights, with B.J. Penn’s reduction to GSP in 2009 being the only defeat. That being said, Dillashaw is the first to fall down in weight to challenge for another belt, since B.J. Penn, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Amanda Nunes all moved up in weight since they looked to secure two belts at the exact same time.
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