A clash between bantamweights looking to strengthen their position in the UFC rankings highlights the main card when Rob Font takes on Marlon Vera in UFC Fight Night action this weekend.
UFC Fight Night: Font vs Vera takes place on April 30, with prelims set to get underway at 4:30 p.m. ET. Fresh off his first defeat in over three years, Font opens the week perched as a slim favorite in the Font vs Vera odds.
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Rob Font vs Marlon Vera Notes
Font saw a steady four-fight win streak snapped with a five-round unanimous-decision loss to former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo last December at UFC Vegas 44.
Vera makes his return to the Octagon following a six-month absence gunning for a third straight victory. Last time out at UFC 268, “Chito” ended Frankie Edgar’s night in spectacular fashion while recording his first KO win since 2013.
Font vs Vera Odds
Online sportsbook Sportsbook has published a full slate of Font vs Vera odds. The main event sports the tightest odds of the evening, with Font listed as a narrow -125 favorite, while Vera lags as a -105 bet. That means you must wager $125 on Font to turn a profit of $100, while a successful $105 bet on Vera will generate even money winnings of $100.
Font’s short odds translate to an implied win probability of 55.56 percent, according to our odds calculator, while the line on Vera translates to an implied win probability of 51.22 percent.
Tight odds have emerged as a theme entering the week. However, UFC sports betting fans searching for the biggest underdog on the UFC Fight Night: Font vs Vera odds will find it early in the evening, when Alexandr Romanov (-2000) battles fellow heavyweight Chase Sherman, who is sporting long +850 odds.
Font vs Vera Betting Odds & Fight Card
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UFC Fight Night: Font vs Vera Best Bets
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Main Event Odds & Pick
Rob Font vs Marlon Vera Betting Odds
Rob Font (-125) is coming off his first defeat in four outings with his unanimous-decision loss to Jose Aldo back in December. The defeat denied Font his opportunity to close the gap on the top of the UFC bantamweight rankings, where he currently sits at No. 5. Font gets another chance to strengthen his case for a title shot fighting Vera (-105), who has climbed to No. 8 in the UFC rankings during his two-fight win streak.
Prediction: Marlon Vera (-105); UNDER 4.5 rounds (+140)
Ageless wonder Andrei Arlovski (-140) aims to make it four in a row when he clashes with fellow heavyweight Jake Collier (+110), who looks to Saturday night’s co-main event vying for consecutive wins for the first time since 2014.
Prediction: Andrei Arlovski (-140); OVER 2.5 rounds (-220)
Andre Fili vs Joanderson Brito Odds & Pick
Andre Fili vs Joanderson Brito Betting Odds
Andre Fili (-230) vies for his first victory in almost two years when he clashes with fellow featherweight Joanderson Brito (+180), who is coming off a unanimous-decision loss to Bill Algeo in his UFC Fight Night debut three months ago.
Prediction: Joanderson Brito (+180); UNDER 2.5 rounds (+130)