With the UFC seemingly softening its stance relating to a possible matchup between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Georges St-Pierre, bookmakers have began to supply early odds.

UFC president Dana White not too long ago instructed ESPN that he would “do something Khabib needed to do” for the Russian’s closing combat with the promotion and mentioned he’d think about matching him with legendary former two-division champion St-Pierre (26-2 MMA, 20-2 UFC), if that was the matchup Nurmagomedov (28-Zero MMA, 12-Zero UFC) needed for his farewell combat.

In response, sportsbooks have swiftly compiled their odds for the matchup, with SportsBetting.ag provisionally setting the undefeated UFC light-weight champion because the -200 favourite for the potential matchup. St-Pierre, who hasn’t misplaced a combat since Matt Serra defeated him again at UFC 69 in April 2007, is about as a slender +170 underdog to return from his second retirement and hand Nurmagomedov his first profession defeat.

The bookmaker additionally provided odds on the combat going down earlier than the tip of 2021. You possibly can again the combat to happen earlier than December 31 subsequent yr at odds of +550, with -1000 obtainable for these eager to again towards the combat going down earlier than that point.