UFC Featherweight champion Max ‘Blessed’ Holloway (19-3) steps in as a replacement for interim champion Tony Ferguson to fight Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov (25-0).
A serious turn of events has lead MMA fans in a state of disbelief. A day before the MMA community was busy having with spreading rumours of Khabib Nurmagomedov pulling out of the fight due to an injury on account of April Fool’s day.But the MMA gods seemed to have back fired with a curse,as Tony Ferguson pulled out of the fight due to a knee injury. UFC 223 seemed in jeopardy. However, Max Holloway gained even more respect by stepping in on short notice to give us one interesting main event.
MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas has opened Khabib Nurmagomedov as a -505 favourite over a +365 underdog Max Holloway.In short a winning $100 bet on Nurmagomedov would result in a net profit of $19.80.A winning $100 bet on Holloway, meanwhile, would net a profit of $365.This would give Nurmagomedov an 83.5% probability of winning.