Odds for UFC Fight Island 7 on 1/16

UFC Fight Night 184, also known as UFC Fight Island 7, UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar, UFC on ESPN+ 42, and UFC on ESPN+ 43, will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.[1]

These are The Odds, courtesy of the Father of MMA Odds Joey Oddessa. Follow him on Twitter.

CALVIN KATTAR    +136    
MAX HOLLOWAY    -156    

OMARI AKHMEDOV    +125    
TOM BREESE    -145    

JACOB KILBURN    +185    
AUSTIN LINGO    -220    

JUSTIN TAFA    +165    
CARLOS FELIPE    -190    


DAVID ZAWADA    +218    
RAMAZAN EMEEV    -258    

VANESSA MELO    +187    
SARAH MORAS    -222    

J LI    +245    

PHIL HAWES    -128    


MATT BROWN    +145    
CARLOS CONDIT    -170    

YANAN WU    -110

How Odds Work

Unlike a spread on an NFL game where one team is ahead by a certain number of points (ex. Saints +7), in MMA fights, the line on the game is called a moneyline. These are the +/- used on UFC broadcasts. The figure is how much money you have to bet in order to win $100 (-), and how much a $100 bet will earn (+). They are perhaps best explained via example:

CALVIN KATTAR    +136    

In this fight, Blessed is the -156 favorite, meaning if you bet $156 on him and he wins, you would profit $100. If he were to lose though, you would lose the full $156.

If you were to bet on Calvin at +136, if you bet $100 on him and he wins the fight, you will profit $136. If he were to lose the fight, you would lose your original $100 bet.

Depending on how people are betting on the fights, the odds can shift from the moment they open, right up until the night of the fights.

The sport is built on moments that make you involuntary think “HOLY F***ING S***!!!” Those can come at any time, on any portion of the card, from any fighter. Thus, some bettors look to the underdogs, sometimes big ones, as the best bets. UG, you see any ‘dogs’ you like?

And some say never bet until the weigh-ins, which will stream live on The UG, the Friday before the fight at Noon ET.

As always, UG, you see any ‘dogs’ you like?

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