Conor McGregor VS Dustin Poirier 2 Fight Betting Odds
Connor McGregor (22-4) Dustin Proirier (26-6) Betting Odds Analysis
Connor McGregor is back! the Irish Superstar is scheduled to battle old rival Dustin Poirier (26-6) in a 5 round bout headlining UFC 257 On January 23rd from YA Island Abu Dhabi.
McGregor (22-4) opened as a modest favorite (-175) that line has now moved to (-194) Over the underdog Poirier starting at (+154) and moving to (+164).
UFC 257 Main event, the first of 2021 calendar year marquee events is expected to be a closely contested match with both fighters being completely different fighters to their UFC 176 counterparts.
History and Trajectory leading up to UFC 257
In their first fight, McGregor was the favorite and won by TKO 1:46 into the very first round with a ferocious attack of punches and hammer fists.
This fight earned “the Notorious” his first main event in the UFC. McGregor went on to dominate Dennis Siver, Chad Mendes and Win the Title from Jose Aldo with a lightning fast KO. Later he become the first simultaneous two division UFC Champion and even challenged the great Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match.
While McGregor enjoyed superstardom, Proirier cut his teeth in the UFC’s lightweight division, losing to Michael Johnson, he did win a few in a row to get himself back on track. Proirier has hit a stride as of late with stellar performances, winning exciting battles and mad wars with Eddie Alvarez (Twice), Justin Gaetjhe, Eddie Alvarez and Max Holloway (to win the Interim UFC Lightweight title) a loss followed to Khabib Nurmagomedov where he was a huge underdog is understandable in hindsight as Khabib dommination continued.
Poirier bounced back with another exciting back and forth war with Dan Hooker, winning a unanimous decision.
Connor McGregors last fight, a 40 seconds destruction of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone so he comes in with a lot of momentum, the bookies sure believe so.
Will McGregor remain the betting favorite or will there be a late line shift? we will keep updating the fight betting Odds.
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