UFC 282 is headlined by the highly anticipated rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title. It is set to take place on December 10 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Here’s what the betting odds look like for this light heavyweight title clash.
Based on live betting odds available on DraftKings, the Czech champion is a -205 favorite to the Brazilian, who is a +175 underdog. With the event still 20 days away, the odds could change as the fight nears.
According to the current odds, a $1,000 bet on the champion will net users a payout of $1,487.40, while the same bet on the Brazilian challenger can net users a handsome payout of $2,750.
“Denisa” has been in tears for a few years and is undefeated since 2016. The light heavyweight champion currently holds a 13-fight winning streak and is undefeated in the UFC with three wins. Additionally, all of his wins in America’s premier MMA promotion have come via finishing.
Before Glover Teixeira succumbed to a last-round submission loss to a much younger Prochazka at UFC 275, he was on a five-fight undefeated streak heading into the fight. The 43-year-old holds wins against UFC elites like Anthony Smith, Thiago Santos, Rashad Evans and Quinton Jackson, among others.
Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira: Who has the most career finishes?
Interestingly, Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira have 28 finishes in their careers. While “Denisa” has 25 knockouts and three submissions in 29 wins, the Brazilian holds 18 wins by knockout and 10 submissions in 33 wins.
This means that 84.8% of the light heavyweight champion’s fights ended before the final bell, while 68.2% of Teixeira’s fights ended in finishes.
Prochazka’s last finish came when he first met Teixeira at UFC 275. The highly comparative affair ended with ‘Denisa’ submitting the former champion via rear-naked choke in the dying seconds of the fifth round.
Watch Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 1 below:
The Brazilian’s latest arrival also came via a rear-end choke when he submitted former champion Jan Blachowicz in the second round of their UFC 267 bout, becoming the second-oldest champion in the league. promotion history.
Check out some of Teixeira’s best finishes below: