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TUF 25 Finale betting odds: Johnson favored over Gaethje

Check out the betting odds for The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale as Justin Gaethje will be the underdog for his UFC debut against Michael Johnson.

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The Ultimate Fighter 25 finale is set to go down, this Friday night, and Bloody Elbow is bringing you a succulent platter of betting odds for you to dine on. The top of the billing will showcase the long awaited promotional debut for the former WSOF lightweight champion, Justin Gaethje (+145), as he is welcomed to the octagon by 16 UFC fight veteran Michael Johnson (-165). The winner of the 25th season of The Ultimate Fighter will also be decided this Friday, as finalists Jesse Taylor (-210) and Dhiego Lima (+160) will throw down in the co-main event.

The biggest betting favorite on the card comes by way of Tecia Torres (-360), who will be taking on the only TUF 25 Finale fighter that can be found north of +300, Juliana Lima. There are 2 pick’em bouts on the evening; Jessica Eye vs. Aspen Ladd and Elias Theodorou vs. Brad Tavares, with Eye and Tavares being found at both plus and minus odds, respectively.

Friday’s TUF 25 Finale main card will air live on FS1 at 9:00 P.M. ET with the prelims starting at 7:00 P.M. ET on FS2. The Exclusive Fight Pass prelims will begin at 6:00 P.M. ET.

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Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson: Lightweight

Both Justin Gaethje and Michael Johnson began their TUF 25 Finale betting lives with a favorite tag of around -120. The betting public likes them some MJ, as Johnson has moved to about -165, sending Gaethje to the underdog role at around +145.


Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Johnson: Lightweight

If you’re going with Justin Gaethje (+145) to win his UFC debut by beating Michael Johnson (-165), then Gaethje inside the distance @ +196 is your play.

Dhiego Lima vs. Jesse Taylor: Welterweight

Dhiego Lima (+160) has an uncanny ability to get amazingly KO’d in the 1st round, and for that, he is labeled ‘un-bettable.’ Jesse Taylor (-210) has an uncanny ability to get amazingly sub’d in the 1st round, and for that, he is labeled ‘un-bettable.’ NO ACTION!

For an in-depth breakdown of each TUF Redemption bout, check out The MMA Vivisection with Bloody Elbow’s own Zane Simon and Connor Ruebusch. Stay glued to Bloody Elbow for all of your event coverage including play-by-play, results, highlights, and more! Happy hunting!