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The UFC returns to Germany in Less than Two Weeks

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For just the fifth time in history, the UFC returns to Germany with a great night of fights headlined by two heavyweight legends.

On September 3rd, the UFC will travel to Hamburg, Germany for the first time in history. The leading MMA promotion has held four events in Germany before. Two in Berlin, one in Cologne, and one in Oberhausen.

The UFC: Hamburg card is headlined by two heavyweight legends coming off defeats. Former champion Andrei Arlovski will look to snap a two-fight losing skid when he takes on submission specialist Josh Barnett. These two fighters both began their careers in the 90’s and have an astonishing 90 professional fights between them.

In the co-main event, former title-challenger Alexander Gustafsson hopes to make Swedish gambling news by defeating Polish striker Jan Blachowicz. The winner gets one step closer to a shot at the light-heavyweight championship.

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Gustafsson hasn’t fought since an October 2015 loss to Daniel Cormier (photo: skysports.com)

Looking for the Best Way to Bet on the Fights in Germany?

Even if you can’t watch the fights live in Hamburg, German UFC fans still have a number of great options to bet on the action. NetBet has set the betting lines for most of the UFC: Hamburg fights. Josh Barnett is coming in as the favorite to win the main event with odds of 10/17, and Arlovski the underdog at 6/5. Gustafsson is rightfully the major favorite to win the co-main with odds of 1/10 and Blachowicz enters at an astonishing 17/4.

It is a night of European MMA when the UFC returns to Germany. Nearly every fight on the card features a European fighter, most notably German lightweight Peter Sobotta who takes on Nicolas Dalby.

What do you think will happen when the UFC returns to Germany? How will the Europeans fare against the American fighters? Leave your comments below, and make sure to check out GamingZion’s list of online sportsbooks in Germany for a full list of the best websites for betting on MMA in Germany!

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