Are you ready for one of the most anticipated title fights of 2021? Tonight featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) faces top-ranked contender Brian Ortega (15-1-1) in the main event of the UFC 266 fight card. Volkanovski is a -175 betting favorite, while Ortega is a +150 underdog.
Volkanovski is now in his ninth year as a professional MMA fighter. He has yet to taste defeat in the UFC and hasn’t lost since his fourth professional fight, which took place in an Australian promotion more than eight years ago.
Ortega is known as a slick submission specialist. He had a spotless record through 15 fights before he was dominated by Holloway in his first title shot two years ago.
In the co-main event, women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko (-1,950) takes on challenger Lauren Murphy (+950).