UFC Betting: Overeem vs Sakai Odds Preview
An MMA veteran battles a rising star this weekend as the UFC returns to its Apex facility in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Sakai.
The main event is a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai. At Bovada Sportsbook, Overeem is a -175 favorite and Sakai a +145 underdog.
Overeem is 3-1 in his last four fights and owns an overall record of 46-18 and one no contest with 24 wins by knockout and 17 by submission. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 8 in May when he defeated Walt Harris by second-round TKO as a +120 underdog.
Sakai has won six straight fights to improve his record to 15-1 with 11 wins by KO. He last fought at UFC on ESPN 9 in May, defeating Blagoy Ivanov by split decision as a -140 favorite.
Rosa favored to extend win streak against Eubanks
Also on the main card this weekend is a women’s bantamweight bout between Sijara Eubanks and Karol Rosa. At Bovada, Rosa is a -145 favorite and Eubanks a +115 underdog.
Rosa has won her last four fights and her record now stands at 13-3 with four wins by KO and two by submission. She last fought in July at UFC 251 where she defeated Vanessa Melo by unanimous decision as a -385 favorite.
Eubanks is only 5-4 with two wins by KO in her MMA career. She last fought at UFC Fight Night 171 in May, topping Sarah Moras by unanimous decision as a -400 favorite.
Pereira, Imadaev have both lost last two fights
Another notable bout on the main card this weekend is a welterweight bout between Michel Pereira and Zelim Imadaev. At Bovada, Pereira is a slim -120 favorite and Imadaev a -110 underdog.
Pereira has dropped his last two fights and owns a record of 23-11 and two no contests, with 10 wins by KO and five by submission. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 167 in February, losing to Diego Sanchez by disqualification due to an illegal knee as a -240 favorite.
Imadaev has also lost his last two fights after starting his MMA career with eight straight victories. His record now stands at 8-2 with all eight wins by KO. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 163 in November when he lost to Danny Roberts by second-round KO as a -270 favorite.