Unbeaten welterweight contender, Shavkat ‘Nomad’ Rakhmonov stays a betting favourite to land a victory over the incumbent divisional gold holder amid continued hyperlinks to a future UFC championship showdown between the 2.
Edwards, the present undisputed welterweight champion, most just lately headlined UFC296 again in December, touchdown a one-sided unanimous choice win over former interim titleholder, Colby Covington within the pair’s long-anticipated grudge combat.
As for Rakhmonov, the Uzbekistan-born contender turned in one other stoppage victory on the identical card in addition earlier than the flip of the 12 months, battling by a pre-existing harm to land a second spherical RNC submission win over former two-time title challenger, Stephen Thompson. The victory noticed Rakhmonov transfer to 18-0 as an expert, and land the quantity three rank at welterweight in addition.
Leon Edwards vs Shavkat Rakhmonov Betting Odds
And regardless of Edward’s spectacular successful run as champion which accommodates profitable title defenses in opposition to former gold holders, Kamaru Usman, and the aforenoted, Covington, the Birmingham native is a +180 betting underdog to beat the present -210 betting favourite, Rakmonov in the event that they share the cage earlier than the shut of the…