UFC Betting: Costa vs Vettori Odds Preview
Middleweight contenders vying for another shot at the title square off in the Octagon this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Costa vs Vettori.
The main event this weekend is the middleweight bout featuring Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori. At Bovada Sportsbook, Vettori is a -165 favorite and Costa a +135 underdog.
Vettori is 5-1 in his last six fights and owns an overall record of 17-5-1 with two wins by knockout and nine by submission. He last fought at UFC 263 in June, losing a UFC middleweight title bout against Israel Adesanya by unanimous decision as a +180 underdog.
Costa hasn’t fought in over a year due to his last two scheduled fights being canceled, and owns an overall record of 13-1 with 11 wins by KO and one by submission. He suffered his first professional defeat in his last fight at UFC 253 in September 2020 when he also faced Israel Adesanya in a UFC middleweight title bout and lost by second-round TKO as a +165 underdog.
Dawson sizable favorite to extend winning streak
Also on the main card this weekend is a lightweight bout between Grant Dawson and Rick Glenn. At Bovada, Dawson is a -360 favorite and Glenn a +270 underdog.
Dawson has won his last eight fights to boost his record to 17-1 with four wins by KO and 11 by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 21 in March and defeated Leonardo Santos by third-round KO as a -225 favorite.
Glenn is 2-2 in his last four fights and his record stands at 22-6-1 with 13 wins by KO and three by submission. He last fought in June at UFC on ESPN 25 where he defeated Joakim Silva by first-round KO as a +105 underdog.
Clark making return to Octagon from ACL injury
Another notable fight on the main card this weekend is a women’s bantamweight bout featuring Jessica-Rose Clark and Joselyne Edwards. At Bovada, Clark is a -140 favorite and Edwards a +115 underdog.
Clark is 10-6 with one no contest, winning three times by KO and twice by submission. She’s returning to the Octagon after a torn ACL sidelined her for over a year. Her last fight came at UFC Fight Night 178 in September 2020 when she defeated Sarah Alpar by third-round TKO as a -210 favorite.
Edwards has lost two of her last three fights, dropping her record to 10-3 with five wins by KO and three by submission. She last fought at UFC Fight Night 184 in February and lost to Karol Rosa by unanimous decision as a +165 underdog.