Two heavyweights looking to rebound from tough losses clash Saturday when Alexander Volkov takes on Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event at UFC Fight Night 207.
UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Rozenstruik will have an early start on Saturday, June 4. Prelims are scheduled to get underway at 1 p.m. ET, with the main card to follow at 4 p.m.
Despite suffering a shocking defeat just two months ago, Volkov has emerged as the early favorite on the UFC Vegas 56 odds.
Alexander Volkov vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik Notes
Volkov’s recent struggles continued with a first-round submission loss to Tom Aspinall in his last outing in mid-March and he now returns to action aiming to avoid his fifth defeat in his past nine contests.
Rozenstruik has not fared much better. The 34-year-old came out on the wrong end of a unanimous decision in a three-round matchup with Curtis Blaydes in his most recent Octagon appearance at UFC 266, which also marked his third loss in five outings.
Volkov vs Rozenstruik Odds
Online sportsbook BetUS has published a full slate of UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Rozenstruik odds. Volkov is currently perched as a slender -160 favorite, while Rozenstruik lags as a +130 underdog.
Volkov’s -160 odds translate to an implied win probability of 61.54 percent, while Rozenstruik’s +130 odds represent an implied win probability of 43.48 percent according to our sports betting calculator.
UFC betting fans looking to cash in on the biggest underdog in the UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Rozenstruik odds should prepare to tune in to the prelim action, as Daniel Argueta takes on Damon Jackson as a lengthy +400 bet in their featherweight clash.
The ladies are involved in the fight featuring the tightest odds, with Karine Silva pegged at -125 in her women’s strawweight clash with Poliana Botelho, who settles in as a slight -105 underdog..
Volkov vs Rozenstruik Betting Odds & Fight Card
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UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Rozenstruik Best Bets
The action returns after the Octagon remained dark over the Memorial Day weekend. We are coming off a 4-2 performance with our best bets at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Vieira. And now is the time to build on that momentum with our best bets for UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs Rozenstruik, including picks for the main event.
Main Event Odds & Pick
Both these fighters are desperate for a win to maintain their grasp on a spot among the top 10 in the UFC heavyweight rankings. Alexander Volkov (-160) remains pegged as the No. 7 contender despite tallying consecutive wins just once during his current 4-4-0 run in the Octagon.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik (+130) has been idle for almost nine months since his loss to Blaydes, but he has managed to maintain the No. 8 spot in the heavyweight rankings.
Prediction: Jairzinho Rozenstruik (+130); UNDER 3.5 rounds (-105)
Dan Ige vs Movsar Evloev Odds & Prediction
Movsar Evloev (-400) looks to continue his steady rise up the UFC featherweight rankings and maintain a perfect pro MMA record when he battles Dan Ige (+300) in Saturday evening’s co-main event.
Evloev has been idle since improving to 15-0 with a unanimous-decision win over Hakeen Dawodu almost a year ago at UFC 263, while Ige now rides the first two-fight losing streak of his career after dropping a unanimous decision to Josh Emmett at UFC 269.
Prediction: Movsar Evloev (-400); UNDER 2.5 rounds (+325)
Michael Trizano vs Lucas Almeida Odds & Pick
Lucas Almeida (+165) aims to make his UFC debut a winning one when he battles fellow featherweight Michael Trizano (-210) in a three-round clash on Saturday afternoon.
Almeida takes an impressive 13-1-0 pro MMA record into his first UFC Fight Night appearance. Conversely, Trizano is looking to rebound after losing two of his past three outings.
Prediction: Michael Trizano (-210); OVER 2.5 rounds (-200)
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