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Who are the favorites of UFC Vegas 55? Bookmakers tell us

On Saturday, May 21, the UFC Fight Night event will take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former champion Holly Holm will make her retu


On Saturday, May 21, the UFC Fight Night event will take place at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former champion Holly Holm will make her return to the Octagon. He will compete in the main event against Ketlen Vieira in a bantamweight division bout.

former boxing champion, Holm, 40, joined the UFC in 2015 and pulled off the big upset at UFC 193 when she beat Ronda Rousey. for the UFC bantamweight title.

Since that victory, “The Preacher’s Daughter” immediately lost the title against Miesha Tate. Since her match with Rousey, she is on a 4-5 win streak, but is 3-1 in her last four fights. Riding a two-fight win streak, Holm last fought in October 2020, defeating Irene Aldana. She was supposed to fight Norma Dumont and Julianna Pena in 2021, but a knee injury stopped her activity.

Vieira, 30, is 6-2 in the UFC and 2-2 in his last four fights. Vieira last fought in November, beating Tate by unanimous decision..

It is a fight between two different eras of MMA with a 10 year age difference between the female fighters. The matchup will be a match between a great attacker (Holm) against a BJJ fighter (Vieira) with a good fighting game.

combat is really crucial for the two female bantamweight contenderssince winning them would again give them a relevant position in the title panorama.

► UFC Vegas 55 odds for Holly Holm vs. Ketlen Scallop

According to FanDuel Sportsbook, Holm is the -230 favorite, which means a $230 bet will result in a $100 win. Vieira is the underdog (+175), which means that a bet of $100 gives a profit of $175.

Women’s Bantamweight: Holly Holm (-230) vs. Ketlen Vieira (+175)
Welterweight: Michel Pereira (-118) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (+106)
Middleweight: Chidi Njokuani (-215) vs. Dusko Todorovic (+165)
Middleweight: Eryk Anders (+164) vs. Jun Yong Park (-215)
Women’s strawweight: Tabatha Ricci (-124) vs. Polyana Viana (+100)

Elise Reed (-165) vs. Sam Hughes (+140)
Chase Hooper (+150) vs. Felipe Colares (-180)
Jonathan Martinez (-205) against Vince Morales (+170)
Omar Morales (-155) vs. Uros Medic (+130)
Jaillion Almeida (-705) vs. Parker Porter (+480)

The betting favorites: Holly Holm, Michel Pereira and Chidi Njokuani are the betting favorites heading into the big fight night event UFC Vegas 55. Therefore, they are the most favorable names to bet on and win money.

The Underdogs: Ketlen Vieira, Santiago Ponzinibbio and Dusko Todorovic are the underdogs and if you bet your money on them and they get a win then it will be a big win for you.