Recently the UFC announced the headlining fights for its April 13th card in Atlanta, Georgia, and the early betting lines for the contests are out.
In the main event for UFC 236, featherweight champ Max Holloway will face Dustin Poirier for an interim lightweight crown. In the co-headliner, Israel Adesanya will battle Kelvin Gastelum for an interim middleweight belt.
Well, according to the early betting lines, Holloway and Adesanya are the favorites to walk away that night with new belts.
Holloway is sitting as the favorite with odds in the range of -235 to -275, and Adesanya is carrying odds in the -205 to -227 range.
Poirier currently has odds ranging from +224 to +200, and Gastelum is the underdog with odds of +180 through +170.
Surprised? Not so much?
Poirier faced Holloway way back in 2012 and submitted “Blessed” in the opening round.