- Max Holloway remains a huge betting favourite at (-140)
- The last time the UFC gave Edgar an elite striker in Yair Rodriguez it worked in his favour
- Can Frankie Edgar’s wrestling null Holloways striking?
UFC 240 get’s under way July 27 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The main event his headlined by Holloway vs Edgar for the featherweight title.
The latest odds haven’t changed much since the opening odds we’re released. According to online sportsbook BetOnline Holloway remains a huge favourite at -410, wager $41 to profit $10. While Edgar as a big underdog offers real value, risk $10 to make $34.
As usual Dan Hardy does a superb job of breaking down the the main event between Holloway vs Edgar. He makes some interesting points about the level changes that Edgar brings to the table, will Holloway’s fight IQ be enough to keep up with “The Answer”, we believe so but stranger things have happened.
On UFC 240 media day Holloway gave his take on fighting a legend like Edgar: “Frankie is Frankie, man… If you don’t give this guy the respect that he deserves, he did something that was unthinkable in a division higher than us when he was a much smaller dude, and I can’t wait.”
UFC 240 will be co-headlined by Cris Cyborg vs Felicia Spencer, check out our betting preview here for that fight.