How to watch UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje viewing guide & betting odds
The main event of UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi Saturday afternoon features reigning champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0) defend his lightweight strap against Justin Gaethje (22-2). Nurmagomedov comes into the event as the betting favorite. Below, we highlight all the details you need to watch the UFC 254 fight card, with betting odds for Khabib vs. Gaethje.
When is UFC 254?
The main card of UFC 254 is scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. ET. The main event should begin around 4 p.m. ET.
Where is UFC 254?
Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
How/Where can I watch UFC 254?
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UFC 254 main card betting odds
All odds via BetMGM; last updated Friday at 3:37 p.m. ET.
Khabib Nurmagomedov (-358) vs. Justin Gaethje (+275)
Khabib comes in as the reigning lightweight champion and will look to hold court as a sizable favorite against Gaethje in the main event. It would take a $358 bet to turn a profit of $100 with a wager on Nurmagomedov to win the fight; a $100 bet on Gaethje would fetch a profit of $275 with an upset victory.
Robert Whittaker (+100) vs. Jared Cannonier (-121)
Cannonier (13-4) is a slight betting favorite over the underdog Whittaker (22-5) in this middleweight bout. Whittaker comes in as the division's No. 1 challenger with Cannonier ranked second.
Alexander Volkov (-189) vs. Walt Harris (+155)
Volkov (31-8) is being given the edge over Harris (13-8, 1 NC) at the sportsbooks. He has a 2-inch height advantage and 3-inch reach advantage over Harris in this heavyweight battle.
Jacob Malkoun (+200) vs. Phillip Hawes (-250)
Malkoun (4-0) offers a double-up opportunity in his UFC debut against the more experienced and favored Hawes (8-2). A $100 bet on Malkoun to win the middleweight fight would return a profit of $200 with a victory Saturday.
Lauren Murphy (-239) vs. Liliya Shakirova (+190)
Murphy (13-4) has a 2-inch reach advantage over her women's flyweight combatant. Shakirova (8-1) makes her UFC debut against the UFC's No. 5 contender.
Magomed Ankalaev (-313) vs. Ion Cutelaba (+250)
Ankalaev (13-1) is the second-biggest betting favorite on the main card behind Khabib. Cutelaba (15-5, 1 NC) is a +250 underdog with an implied win probability of just 28.57% in this card-opening light heavyweight tilt.
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