Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards Odds: Bettors Backing Underdog Diaz

The latest UFC betting odds and data ahead of Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz
Brian Good
Sat, June 12, 7:30 PM EDT

Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards Odds: Bettors Backing Underdog Diaz

There are no pound-for-pound rankings when it comes to trying to gauge the UFC’s most popular fighters. But, if I had to bet on who it is, my money would be on Nate Diaz. That’s why, despite the fact that we haven’t seen him in the octagon for almost two years, and Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards odds are so long on him, he’s still one of the most popular picks to win at UFC 263.

Nate Diaz may shock the world and win, as a matter of fact his Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards odds are the longest he’s faced in his career, but UFC fans around the globe are going down with the ship even if the 36-year old legend isn’t victorious.

There are a lot of things to consider when breaking down Diaz vs. Edwards at UFC 263, some of which matter and some that don’t. But, Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards odds give us a good look at what kind of fight we can expect and how the oddsmakers view Diaz’s chances. While Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards betting shows us that Diaz is still the reigning champ when it comes to popularity within the company.

Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards Odds

So, with just a few hours to go before Diaz vs. Edwards, we thought we may see the odds moving in Diaz’s favour and getting shorter. But, the opposite has happened ahead of their UFC 263 matchup.
The bout is scheduled to be the first ever five-round fight in the UFC that isn’t for a title or headlining an event. Instead, it’s just the return of Nate Diaz to the octagon. Diaz is known for his chin and his cardio. He’s only ever been really finished in a fight once, as his recent TKO loss to Jorge Masvidal came on the stoppage advice of a doctor.

Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards odds have Diaz as a +450 underdog ahead of Saturday night. At +450, his odds imply a 18.2% chance he gets back to his winning ways.

As for Edwards, who hasn’t lost since 2015 to Kamaru Usman, he comes in as a -510 favorite, which implies an 83.6% chance he wins.

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Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards Betting

You might expect a fighter with odds as short as Leon Edwards to also be heavily backed. But, Nate Diaz is pulling in far and away more bets that Edwards.

According to last week’s Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards betting data, 62.2% of bettors were backing Diaz. Now, just a few days later, that number is up to 67.44%.

Almost 70% of all bettors are riding with Diaz, who hasn’t fought since 2019 and is fighting an opponent that hasn’t lost in six years. But, that is the power of Diaz’s popularity. Just 32.56% of all bettors are backing Edwards.

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