UFC 209 Full Card Preview and Picks:
Ready for UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2 picks and betting odds & predictions? UFC 209 comes our way this Saturday from Las Vegas, Nevada – the T-Mobile Arena will play host to two intriguing Title fights – the Welterweight Strap will be up for grabs as will the interim Lightweight belt.
UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2
Date: March 4, 2017
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
Location: Las Vegas, NV
UFC 209 Fight Card
A beauty of a slugfest between Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt will also be featured as will the return to the Octagon of Rashad Evans who is always the price of admission.
Let’s take a look at all of the fights on the card and try to break down what should play out on what promises to be another exciting night of bouts in Vegas.
Main Card (10 pm ET on Pay-Per-View)
Tyron Woodley (16-3-1): +135 vs. Stephen Thompson (13-1-1): -165
Woodley vs. Thompson 2 – The Welterweight strap will be on the line when Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson meet for the second time – the first was a razor close draw in November.
MMA Betting Pick: Tyron Woodley +135
Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0):-175 vs. Tony Ferguson (23-3): +145
Nurmaoomedov vs. Ferguson – The first of the two title fights will determine the next challenger to Conor McGregor. Khabib Nurmagomedov has yet to be defeated in his 24 fight career while Ferguson hasn’t tasted defeat since 2012 (nine fights).
MMA Betting Pick: Khabib Nurmagomedov -175
Rashad Evans (19-5-1): -190 vs. Daniel Kelly (12-1): +155
Evans vs. Kelly – Rashad Evans is in a tail spin folks – he tries to get back on track this weekend against four-time Olympian Daniel Kelly. Evans is 2-4 in his last six fights overall.
MMA Betting Pick: Daniel Kelly +155
Lando Vannata (9-1): -250 vs. David Teymur (5-1): +195
Vannata vs. Teymur – Up-and-coming Lightweights try to climb the ladder Saturday when Lando Vannata whose only loss came at the hands of Tony Ferguson takes on David Teymur who has won five straight since dropping his career debut.
MMA Betting Pick: Lando Vannata -250
Alistair Overeem (50-7): -145 vs. Mark Hunt (12-10-1, 1NC): +115
Fireworks will ensue when two of the more dynamic personalities in MMA meet in Heavyweight action Saturday night. The chances of this fight going the distance are slim at best!
MMA Betting Pick: Alistair Overeem -145
Prelims (8 pm ET on FS1)
Mark Godbeer (11-3): -145 vs. Daniel Spitz (5-0): +115
MMA Betting Pick: Mark Godbeer -145
Marcin Tybura (14-2): -145 vs. Luis Henrique (10-2, 1NC): +115
MMA Betting Pick: Luis Henrique +115
Darren Elkins (21-5): +350 vs. Mirsad Bektic (11-0): -500
MMA Betting Pick: Mirsad Bektic -500
Luke Sanders (11-0): -120 vs. Iuri Alcântara (34-7-1): -110
MMA Betting Pick: Luke Sanders -120
Prelims (6:30 pm ET on UFC Fight Pass)
Tyson Pedro (5-0): -120 vs. Paul Craig (9-0): -110
MMA Betting Pick: Paul Craig -110
Amanda Cooper (2-2): -120 vs. Cynthia Calvillo (3-0): -110
MMA Betting Pick: Cynthia Calvillo -110
Albert Morales (6-1-1): -135 vs. Andre Soukhamthath (11-3): +105
MMA Betting Pick: Andre Soukhamthath +105
Full Card – UFC 209 Lines