Tony Ferguson Vs Justin Gaethje Where And When?
Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje is set to be the main event on one of the most stacked UFC cards in history.
UFC 249 will take place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday 9th May 2020.
Ferguson vs Gaethje will be contested in the lightweight division, which has a weight limit of 155 pounds.
Ferguson is 36 and considered one of the very best in the division having gone on a winning streak dating back to May 2012.
Just Gaethje is a knockout artist known for his relentless pressure and aggression, winning his last three fights by first-round stoppages.
The winner of this fight will be expected to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC’s lightweight championship later this year.
Who is The Favourite for Ferguson Vs Gaethje and What Are the Odds?
Tony Ferguson is the clear favourite against Justin Gaethje and can be found best priced at 4/7 with Bet365 to win the fight.
The Method of Victory is most likely to be by KO, TKO or Disqualification. William Hill are offering a price of 8/13 that the fight ends within the distance.
Tony Ferguson to win the fight by KO, TKO or Disqualification is best priced at 11/4 with William Hill.
Justin Gaethje is known for his power and aggression and is well priced at 15/8 with Paddy Power and Betfair to beat Ferguson by KO, TKO or Disqualification.
Ferguson Vs Gaethje Best Bets:
What Betting Markets Should You Bet on for Ferguson vs Gaethje?
This fight really doesn’t look like it is going the distance.
William Hill’s offer of 8/13 for the fight to be decided by KO, TKO or Disqualification for either fighter is a fantastic bet worth taking advantage of.
Round Group Betting also holds value. Ferguson has won four of his last six fights in the second round, with UniBet offering 9/4 for Ferguson to beat Gaethje in either rounds 1 or 2.
If you want to avoid picking a winner, backing a quick finish holds real value with Ladbrokes and Coral. Back Under 1.5 rounds (for the fight to finish in round 1), Ladbrokes and Coral are priced at 6/5.
This is a great option in a fight between two explosive, agressive fighters.
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Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje Overview & Stats
Tony Ferguson is one of the most celebrated fighters in the UFC with one of the most exciting styles across all the divisions.
Ferguson has a record of 25-3-1 winning 20 of his fights by either KO or submission.
Ferguson’s last loss came in 2012 via a unanimous decision against Michael Johnson, but has since enjoyed a 12-fight winning streak beating some impressive fighters.
Wins over Donald Cerrone, Kevin Lee and Rafael dos Anjos are some of his most impressive.
Ferguson is a former holder of the interim UFC lightweight title and is widley regarded in the sport’s top 10 pound-for-pound rankings.
Justin Gaethje is a fan-favourite fighter who has destroyed his last three opponents to earn this latest opportunity.
The 31-year-old nicknamed ”The Highlight” has a record of 21-2, losing to Dustin Poirer and Eddie Alvarez in back-to-back fights between 2017 and 2018.
First-round KO wins over James Vick, Edson Barbosa and Donald Cerrone have catapuled Gaethje’s reputation into 2020 where he has a chance against the feared Ferguson.
Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje Betting Tips
Backing this fight to be over early brings the most value to the table with the bookmakers.
Gaethje has won only two of his 21 fights on the scorecards, with Ferguson winning just five of his 25 with help from the judges.
Round betting with Unibet looks the most profitable by backing under 2.5 rounds to be contested between these two fighters. Under 2.5 rounds is priced at 4/6 with healthy returns on a solid wager.
Ferguson is rightly the favourite and is making a habit out of winning in the second round. William Hill are offering a price of 4/1 for either man to get the victory in the second round.