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UFC 259 midweek betting odds: Adesanya over Blachowicz, Nunes by a mile, Yan/Sterling at even money

Check out the midweek betting odds for Saturday’s UFC 259 event, where three different titles will be on the line!

The UFC belt, worn by Israel Adesanya at UFC 248.
The UFC belt, worn by Israel Adesanya at UFC 248.
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

This weekend’s super-stacked UFC 259 card is scheduled to go down this Saturday (March 6th) form the promotion’s APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Three world championships will sway in the balance on the PPV main card. The 205-pound strap will be up for grabs in the main event, the women’s 145-pound title in the co-main, and then the bantamweight belt being decided just before that. Bloody Elbow is here to hook you up with the ever-shifting betting odds for these monumental matchups, as well as for the rest of the UFC 259 lineup!

The main event has the UFC’s light heavyweight king, Jan Blachowicz, defending against the 185-pound champ, Israel Adesanya. The oddsmakers are strongly favoring Israel to get the job done to be crowned the UFC’s first 185-pound and 205-pound double champ. Adesanya’s straight up moneyline is currently being offered up around the -230 mark. As for the defending champ, Jan isn’t getting much respect. His moneyline is existing in underdog territory at a height of +190.

The co-main event for UFC 259 will be for the women’s featherweight championship between the champ-champ Amanda Nunes, and her challenger, Megan Anderson. Being cemented as the female G.O.A.T. of MMA, it’s no surprise to see Nunes as an extreme betting favorite here, and Anderson stuck with a massive underdog label. For the low low cost of just -1050, gamblers can lay the price on “The Lioness,” or at a lofty value of +675 they can take the price on the challenger.

Last but certainly not least, we’ve got a pick’em fight here for the 135-pound strap! Bantamweight champ Petr Yan will be facing a much-deserving Aljamain Sterling, with both the champ and the challenger on deck with -110 moneylines, respectively. These betting odds perfectly depict the current state of the UFC’s bantamweight division, which has become the most competitive at the top. The gap between the top-10 and the top-20 really isn’t that vast, with predicting the outcomes seeming to be more of a coin flip than anything else. This title fight is no different and I love it!

Check out the UFC 259 betting lines, courtesy of

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