Israel Adesanya is looking to turn out to be a UFC dual champion, and he’s favored to do just that – at the very least according to oddsmakers.
Adesanya, the reigning middleweight champion, could go up to problem Jan Blachowicz for the mild heavyweight title after UFC president Dana White mentioned this past weekend that the champ-vs.-champ showdown is in the promotion’s designs.
It did not just take extensive for oddsmakers to weigh in, with BetOnline.ag opening Adesanya as a -250 beloved and Blachowicz a +210 underdog. The line has elevated considering the fact that, as Adesanya is outlined at -300 and Blachowicz at +250.
In plain conditions, Adesanya (20- MMA, 9- UFC) is a 3-to-1 favorite a $300 wager would be needed to acquire $100. On the other facet, a $100 wager on Blachowicz (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) would net $250 if he wins.
Adesanya is envisioned to make the go up considering the fact that contenders at 185 lbs have operate thin. Adesanya figured to protect his title against Jared Cannonier subsequent, but Cannonier misplaced to Robert Whittaker past month at UFC 254. Whittaker, who’s on a two-struggle winning streak, stays the No. 1 contender but dropped the title to Adesanya in October 2019.
Blachowicz, who’s on a four-struggle winning streak, claimed the 205-pound title vacated by Jon Jones with a next-round TKO of Dominick Reyes in September at UFC 253.