UFC on ESPN 11 Betting Odds Preview
Heavyweights top the main card this weekend when the UFC returns to its Apex Facility in Las Vegas for UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs Volkov.
The main event is a heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Alexander Volkov. At Bovada Sportsbook, Blaydes is a -380 favorite and Volkov a +290 underdog.
Blaydes, Volkov both 7-1 in last eight outings
Blaydes is 7-1 in his last eight bouts to improve his overall record to 13-2 and one no contest, with 10 wins by knockout. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 166 in January when he defeated Junior dos Santos by second-round TKO as a -333 favorite.
Volkov is also 7-1 in his last eight fights, bumping his record up to 31-7 with 20 wins by KO. He last fought at UFC Fight Night 163 in November, defeating Greg Hardy by unanimous decision as a -333 favorite.
Burgos favored over Emmett in featherweight fight
Also on the main card this weekend is a featherweight bout between Josh Emmett and Shane Burgos. At Bovada, Burgos is a -140 favorite and Emmett a +110 underdog.
Burgos has won his last three fights and stands at 13-1 with five wins by KO and five by submission. He last fought at UFC 244 in November, topping Makwan Amirkhani by third-round TKO as a -250 favorite.
Emmett is 4-1 in his last five fights and sports an overall record of 15-2 with six wins by KO and two by submission. He last fought in July at UFC Fight Night 155 where he defeated Mirsad Bektic by first-round TKO as a +125 underdog.
Pennington, Reneau trying to shake off slumps
One other notable fight on the main card this weekend is a women’s bantamweight bout between Raquel Pennington and Marion Reneau. At Bovada, Pennington is a -150 favorite and Reneau a +120 underdog.
Pennington has stumbled to a 1-3 record in her last four fights, dropping her record to 10-8 with one win by KO and three by submission. She last fought at UFC 246 in January when she lost to Holly Holm by unanimous decision as a +110 underdog.
Reneau has dropped consecutive fights and her record stands at 9-5-1 with five wins by KO and three by submission. She last fought at UFC Fight Night 146 in March, losing to Yana Kunitskaya by unanimous decision as a +145 underdog.