The opening betting odds have been launched for a possible matchup between UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and MMA legend Georges St-Pierre.
There have been rumblings a couple of hypothetical superfight between Nurmagomedov and St-Pierre for years. Firas Zahabi, GSP’s long-time coach, has talked about that the legend would have an interest within the combat. On Monday, UFC president Dana White mentioned that he would take into account reserving Nurmagomedov vs. GSP for Nurmagomedov’s 30th MMA combat. The oddsmakers took word of White’s feedback and have now launched a betting line.
Take a look at the opening betting odds for Nurmagomedov vs. St-Pierre, courtesy of BestFightOdds.com.
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UFC Betting Odds
Khabib Nurmagomedov -200
Georges St-Pierre +170
Nurmagomedov opened as a -200 betting favourite. Which means you would need to guess $200 to win $100. St-Pierre opened as a +170 betting underdog. Which means you would need to guess $100 to win $170.
Nurmagomedov (28-0) is the UFC light-weight champion and one of many high pound-for-pound fighters within the sport proper now. The 31-year-old Russian is an ideal 12-Zero within the UFC and has defeated the likes of Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Edson Barboza, and Rafael dos Anjos. Regardless of not too long ago dropping his father after an unsuccessful battle with COVID-19, he’s subsequent set to tackle interim champion Justin Gaethje in a title unification bout in October.
St-Pierre (26-2) is the previous UFC welterweight champion and the previous UFC middleweight champion. The 39-year-old Canadian is likely one of the biggest MMA fighters of all time and total has an unimaginable report of 21-2 within the UFC. He ended his MMA profession in 2017 after defeating Michael Bisping at UFC 217 to win his second UFC belt. Total, he’s using a 13-fight win streak, although he doesn’t have any plans on combating once more. He not too long ago turned down a possible combat with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Who would you guess on at these odds, Khabib Nurmagomedov or Georges St-Pierre?