UFC 273 takes place in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday and is predicted to be a wild card.
It’s headlined by a pair of title fights, with featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski defending his belt in the principle occasion in opposition to “The Korean Zombie”, Chan Sung Jung. At BetMGM, Volkanovski is a large -750 favourite over Jung who’s +500.
Within the co-main occasion, bitter rivals will meet for the second time, as bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling (+360) defends in opposition to interim champion Petr Yan (-500).
The struggle that’s garnering essentially the most consideration is the final non-title struggle on the cardboard, the welterweight matchup between No. 2 ranked Gilbert Burns (+375) and eleventh ranked Khamzat Chimaev (-550). Chimaev went 4-0 with 4 finishes within the UFC and his fights had been over within the blink of a watch. In Burns, nonetheless, he faces a three-time world jiu-jitsu champion and a former welterweight title challenger.
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UFC 273 Major Card (Stay Now on ESPN+ PPV)
Featherweight: Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs. Chan Sung Jung
Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling (c) vs. Petr Yan (ic)
Welterweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Khamzat Chimaev
Strawweight: Mackenzie Dern def. Tecia Torres by way of break up resolution (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
Light-weight: Mark Madsen beats. Vinc Pichel by way of unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Full UFC 273 Preliminary Outcomes
Welterweight: Ian Garry def. Darian Weeks by way of unanimous resolution (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Middleweight: Anthony Hernandez def. Josh Fremd by way of unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Bantamweight: Raquel Pennington def. Aspen Ladd by way of unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Welterweight: Mike Malott def. Mickey Gall by KO (punches) at 3:41 from R1:
Full UFC 273 early prelims outcomes
Heavyweight: Aleksei Oleinik def. Jared Vanderaa by way of submission (scarf seize) at 3:39 from R1:
Catchweight (118.5 lbs): Piera Rodríguez def. Kay Hansen by way of unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Catchweight (136.5 lbs): Julio Arce def. Daniel Santos by unanimous resolution (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)