Former Top Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight winner Robert Whittaker will lace up the gloves for a 5-spherical key function reverse musclebound title contender Paulo Costa atop the “Fight Night” card on April 17, presumably on ESPN+.
And he’ll do it as the -190 favorite.
That’s according to our betting buddies more than at BetOnline.ag, who pegged Costa as the +165 underdog. A line that near is most specified to fluctuate — in the two directions — as we creep closer to battle evening, which does not yet have a metropolis or location connected.
Las Vegas and Abu Dhabi are the leadings candidates.
Whittaker (22-5) dropped his title to present middleweight winner Israel Adesanya at UFC 243, but has due to the fact scored back again-to-again wins in excess of Darren Till and Jared Cannonier. As for Costa (13-1), his “Stylebender” decline at UFC 253 marked the 1st defeat of his qualified vocation.
Also performing perform on April 17 are Gerald Meerschaert and Bartosz Fabinski, but no betting lines are readily available (however) for their middleweight collision.