UFC Betting: Brunson vs Shahbazyan Preview
The UFC returns to Las Vegas this weekend to set up shop at its APEX Facility for UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Shahbazyan.
The main event is a middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan. At Bovada Sportsbook, Shahbazyan is a -310 favorite and Brunson a +240 underdog.
Shahbazyan is undefeated in his MMA career at 11-0 with nine wins by knockout. He last fought at UFC 244 in November when he defeated Brad Tavares by first-round KO as a -200 favorite.
Brunson is 2-2 in his last four fights and owns an overall record of 20-7 with 11 wins by KO and three by submission. He last fought at UFC 241 last August, defeating Ian Heinisch by unanimous decision as a +110 underdog.
Calderwood favored in women’s flyweight bout
Also on the main card this weekend is a women’s flyweight bout between Jennifer Maia and Joanne Calderwood. At Bovada, Calderwood is a -185 favorite and Maia is a +150 underdog.
Calderwood is 14-4 with five wins by KO and one by submission. She last fought at UFC 242 in September, earning a victory over Andrea Lee by split decision as a +180 underdog.
Maia is 17-6-1 with three wins by KO and five by submission. She last fought at UFC 244 in November and lost to Katlyn Chookagian by unanimous decision as a +115 underdog.
Luque, Brown both coming off victories
Finishing off our look at UFC Fight Night is a welterweight bout between Vicente Luque and Randy Brown. At Bovada, Luque is a -190 favorite and Brown a +155 underdog.
Luque is 7-1 in his last eight fights and overall stands at 18-7-1 with 10 wins by KO and six by submission. He last fought at UFC 249 in May when he defeated Niko Price by third-round TKO as a -335 favorite.
Brown is 3-1 in his last four fights and sports an overall record of 12-3 with six wins by KO and four by submission. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 164 in November where he defeated Warlley Alves by second-round submission as a -105 underdog.