Khabib Nurmagomedov v Justin Gaethje Odds: Khabib Well Backed In UFC 254 Showdown

The latest from the betting markets in the build up to UFC 254
Tom Dodd
Fri, October 9, 6:51 AM EDT

Khabib Nurmagomedov v Justin Gaethje Odds & Betting Update

UFC fans everywhere have been waiting for the huge UFC 254 showdown between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje for a while and it’s nearly upon us. The undefeated Khabib hasn’t been in the octagon since September 2019 when he beat Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 and will face off against Justin Gaethje on October 24 in Abu Dhabi.

Despite his absence, bookmakers and bettors are aligned on Khabib’s chances in the blockbuster fight. The Russian is the odds-on favorite at -225 (best odds available) which implies a 69.2% chance of winning. A $100 wager would net you $44.44 profit. Justin Gaethje on the other hand is the underdog, being priced at +240.

Khabib Nurmagomedov v Justin Gaethje Latest Odds

Khabib Nurmagomedov -225

Justin Gaethje +240

Bettors are agreeing with the sportsbooks as we can confirm that in the last 30 days, Khabib Nurmagomedov has been very popular amongst punters. Khabib has accounted for 57% of total wagers in the last month on the fight compared to the 43% on Gaethje. You can expect Khabib to shorten in the betting as we get closer to fight-time when the hype kicks in!

Khabib Nurmagomedov v Justin Gaethje Betting Data

Khabib Nurmagomedov 57% of wagers

Justin Gaethje 43% of wagers

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UFC 254: Full Fight card

Full card is subject to change

Main card

Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Justin Gaethje (ic), Lightweight

Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier, Middleweight

Alexander Volkov vs. Walt Harris, Heavyweight

Islam Makhachev vs. Rafael dos Anjos, Lightweight

Cynthia Calvillo vs. Lauren Murphy, Women’s Flyweight

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba, Light Heavyweight

Preliminary card

Stefan Struve vs. Tai Tuivasa, Heavyweight

Jacob Malkoun vs. Phil Hawes, Middleweight

Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Sergey Morozov, Bantamweight

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