Bet on Mkhachev vs Moises as the UFC booked this fight for July. This is somewhat of an unexpected fight since the Russian is supposed to fight someone with a higher ranking. However, everyone in the top 10 refused the fight because of the risks involved. Makhachev dismantles anyone standing across from him in the octagon. Therefore, this fight will probably be no different and it will be an easy win for the Russian.
Nobody Wants to Fight Makhachev
Islam Makhachev is currently one of the best rising stars in the UFC’s lightweight division. Fans and experts refer to him as the second version of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Islam currently holds a record of 19 wins and only 1 loss. He is also on a 7-fight win streak and has been dominant in all of his fights. As a result, it is difficult for the UFC to find an opponent for him simply because nobody wants to fight him. As stated by many resources, everyone in the top 10 in the division declined to fight him. Therefore, the UFC opted to match him against Thiago Moises, who is #15 in the rankings. If Makhachev wins then nobody will have an excuse not to fight him. So, what are the predictions for this fight? Here is why you should bet on Makhachev vs Moises.
Bet on Makhachev vs Moises
Analyzing the skillset each fighter brings into the octagon, it can be easily said this will be another dominant win for the Dagestani. Moises always puts a good performance on the feet, but he prefers to take the fight to the ground and work from there. Unfortunately for him, Makhachev arguably has the best ground game in the lightweight division. Therefore, fans and analysts expect another easy win for him, so much so, polls showed that 92% voted in favor of Makhachev winning. As a result, you will see that online sportsbook sites in the United States heavily favor the Russian when you bet on Makhachev vs Moises. For instance, at 22BET Sportsbook, the betting odds for Makhachev to win are 1.092, while the odds for Moises to win are 4.98.