Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan birth as favorites ahead of UFC 272 championship rematches

Alexander Volkanovski, Petr Yan birth as favorites ahead of UFC 272 championship rematches

Fixed with the oddsmakers, it’s Alexander Volkanovski and Petr Yan who will soon inquire of their fingers raised towards their competitors.

Volkavanoski and Yan each opened as making a wager favorites of their respective rematches with Max Holloway and Aljamain Sterling, which will more than doubtless be location to happen at UFC 272 on March 5 at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas. Opening lines equipped by SportsBetting.ag.

UFC featherweight champion Volkanovski, who already holds a pair of decision victories over Holloway, opened as a -150 well-liked and as of Thursday morning that line has crept up to -190. Of their 2d conflict at UFC 251 in July 2020, Volkanovski received a slim split decision, a verdict that became now not with out controversy.

Yan opened as an even greater well-liked over Sterling at -275 and that line has moved up to -310. He received an intervening time bantamweight title with a thrilling decision victory over Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 this past October. In his first assembly with Sterling seven months prior, Yan became up on two of the judges’ scorecards heading into the fourth round the attach he landed an illegal knee that resulted in his disqualification and the forfeiture of an undisputed championship to Sterling.

Volkanovski is ranked No. 1 at featherweight in MMA Combating’s Global Rankings with six panelists balloting him into the highest space, while Holloway has garnered two first-attach votes and sits one space within the encourage of him. Within the same way, Yan holds MMA Combating’s No. 1 space at bantamweight with six first-attach votes, while Sterling is No. 2 with two first-attach votes.

Holloway and Sterling are currently underdogs at +165 and +260, respectively.

Be conscious the hole and up to the moment odds from SportsBetting.ag:

Alexander Volkanovski opened at -150; currently -190
Max Holloway opened at +130; currently +165

Petr Yan opened at -275; currently -310
Aljamain Sterling opened at +235; currently +260

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