UFC Betting: Covington vs Woodley Preview
Two welterweight fighters looking to rebound from losses meet up in the Octagon this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley.
The main event is a welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley. At Bovada Sportsbook, Covington is a -360 favorite and Woodley a +270 underdog.
Covington had a seven-fight winning streak snapped in his last fight, which dropped his record to 15-2 with two wins by KO and five by submission. That loss came at UFC 245 in December to Kamara Usman by fifth-round TKO as a +130 underdog.
Woodley, the former UFC welterweight champ, is 19-5-1 with seven wins by KO and five by submission. He last fought in May at UFC on ESPN 9 where he lost to Gilbert Burns by unanimous decision as a -200 favorite.
Welterweights Price, Cerrone trying to halt slides
Also on the main card this weekend is a welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Niko Price. At Bovada, Price is a -155 favorite and Cerrone is a +125 underdog.
Price has lost three of his last five fights to drop his record to 14-4 and one no contest, with 10 wins by KO and three by submission. He last fought at UFC 249 in May, losing to Vicente Luque by third-round TKO as a +200 underdog.
Cerrone has lost four straight fights and owns an overall record of 36-15 and one no contest, with 10 wins by KO and 17 by submission. He also last fought at UFC 249, falling to Anthony Pettis by unanimous decision as a +130 underdog.
Chimaev puts unbeaten mark on line vs veteran
One other interesting matchup on the main card this weekend is a middleweight bout between Khamzat Chimaev and Gerald Meerschaert. At Bovada, Chimaev is a -400 favorite and Meerschaert a +300 underdog.
Chimaev is undefeated at 8-0 with five wins by KO and three by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 14 in July, defeating Rhys McKee by first-round TKO as a -990 favorite.
Meerschaert is a disappointing 2-5 in his last seven fights and his overall record stands at 31-13 with six wins by KO and 23 by submission. He last fought at UFC 250 in June when he lost to Ian Heinisch by first-round TKO as a +105 underdog.