For the third straight UFC numbered event, we have two championship bouts. This time the lightweight strap will be defended when Charles Oliveira takes on Dustin Poirier while in the co-main event, Amanda Nunes puts her women’s bantamweight title up for grabs against Julianna Pena.
UFC 269 takes place on December 11 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and can be seen on PPV. For the lightweight championship main event, Oliveira vs Poirier odds have the challenger, Poirier, as the betting favorite.
UFC 269: Oliveira vs Poirier Notes
Charles Oliveira has been on an absolute tear over the last three and a half years, rattling off a nine-fight winning streak and climbing to the top of the mountain in arguably the UFC’s toughest division.
Meanwhile, Dustin Poirier, a staple atop the lightweight rankings for the past three or more years, is 7-1 in his last eight, winning the interim lightweight belt vs Max Holloway only to lose in the unification match against Khabib Nurmagomedov.
UFC 269 Odds
Online sportsbook Sportsbook has released the UFC 269 odds and when it comes to the lightweight title fight, Poirier is the -140 favorite and Oliveira the +115 underdog. This means to profit $100 on a winning Poirier bet, you would have to lay $140 while a $100 winning wager on the champ would net you $115.
We can examine the UFC 269 odds in a different manner using our sports betting calculator. We can see there that Poirier’s -150 odds translate to an implied win probability of 58.33 percent and Oliveira’s betting line represents an implied win probability of 46.51 percent.
If you’re looking for a UFC 269 parlay piece, perhaps the co-main event would be an option with champion Amanda Nunes the biggest favorite in UFC 269 betting odds at -950 over challenger Julianna Pena (+575).
Conversely, there is one UFC 269 fight with the tightest odds. It is the welterweight main card fight between Geoff Neal (-105) vs Santiago Ponzibbio (-115).
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Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier Odds & Prediction
For the first time in over a year, Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (-140) is fighting someone not named Conor McGregor as he gets his second chance to win the lightweight belt. Meanwhile, this is the first title defense for Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira (+115) after he claimed the title in May.
Prediction: Charles Oliveira (+115) via submission
Arguably the women’s GOAT, Amanda “Lioness” Nunes (-950) is back to defend her bantamweight title for the first time in two years after back-to-back featherweight defenses during that span. As for Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Pena (+575), she looks to secure UFC gold by posting consecutive wins for the first time in five years.
Geoff Neal vs Santiago Ponzinibbio Odds & Prediction
For the first time in his career, Geoff “Handz of Steel” Neal (-105) heads into a bout on a losing streak, having lost his last two outings. Meanwhile, Santiago “Argentine Dagger” Ponzinibbio (-115) finally returned to the win column in June for the first time in nearly three years.
Prediction: Santiago Ponzinibbio (-115) via decision
Kai Kara-France vs Cody Garbrandt Odds & Prediction
Former bantamweight champion Cody “No Love” Garbrandt (-140) is ready to make his flyweight debut. He’ll look to make an immediate impact in the division when he takes on No. 6-ranked Kai “Don’t Blink” Kara-France (+115), who is coming off a knockout win in March.
Prediction: Cody Garbrandt (-140) via knockout
Raulian Paiva vs Sean O’Malley Odds & Prediction
A winning streak will come to an end in the Sportsbook bout of the main card. “Sugar” Sean O’Malley (-335) has won his last two fights in dominant fashion, while opponent Raulian Paiva (+255) finds himself on a three-fight winning streak on the heels of an impressive victory over Kyler Phillips.