The current UFC lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev, opened as a multiple favorite in a superfight against Alexander Volkanovski, who holds the UFC featherweight title.
At the moment, the odds for Makhachev’s victory are 1.278 (probability 78.26%), while Volkanovski’s success is estimated at 3.85 (probability 25.97%).
Bookmakers have released the starting odds shortly after Makhachev won the vacant championship belt at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi with a choke finish on Charles Oliveira and confirmed his readiness to travel to Australia to fight Volkanovski.
According to the plan of the strongest league in the world, the superfight of champions should lead the UFC 284 tournament, which will be held on February 11 in Perth.
Recall that at the moment the Australian fighter leads the P4P UFC rating, and the Russian has risen to third place in the list of the best fighters of the organization, regardless of weight.