UFC Fight Night 26 Closing Odds & Results Aug 17, 2013

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UFC Fight Night 26 took place tonight in Boston, MA, and it was a crazy event from a betting perspective.

Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while six underdogs cashed out.

Here’s a betting recap of UFC Fight Night 26 based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook:

UFC Fight Night 26 Betting Favorites That Won

In a bantamweight bout, Uriah Faber defeated Yuri Alcantara via three-round decision. Faber closed at -215 (bet $215 to win $100), while Alcantara closed at +195 (bet $100 to win $195).

In a welterweight bout, Matt Brown defeated Mike Pyle via first-round TKO. Brown was -125, while Pyle was +115.

In a bantamweight bout, Michael McDonald defeated Brad Pickett via second-round submission. McDonald was -320, while Pickett was +290.

In a featherweight bout, Conor McGregor defeated Max Holloway via unanimous decision.  McGregor was -245, while Holloway was +225.

In a featherweight bout, Diego Brandao defeated Daniel Pineda via unanimous decision. Brandao was -178, while Pineda was +167.

In a featherweight bout, Manny Gamburyan defeated Cole Miller via unanimous decision. Gamburyan -140, while Miller was +130.

In a light heavyweight bout, Ovince St-Preux defeated Cody Donovan via first-round KO. St-Preux was -440, while Donovan was +350.

UFC Fight Night 26 Betting Underdogs That Won

In the main event, Chael Sonnen defeated Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via first-round submission. Sonnen was -160, while Rua while +150.

In the co-main event, Travis Browne defeated Alistair Overeem via first-round KO. Browne was +140, while Overeem was -150.

In a middleweight bout, John Howard defeated Uriah Hall via close split decision. Howard was +420, while Hall was -475.

In a lightweight bout, Michael Johnson via Joe Lauzon three-round decision. Johnson was +225, while Lauzon was -145.

In a featherweight bout, Steven Siler defeated Mike Brown via first-round KO. Siler was +190, while Brown was -215.

In a lightweight bout, James Vick defeated Ramsey Nijem via first-round submission. Vick was +175, while Nijem was -190.

Written by Adam Martin

Mixed martial arts journalist. Read at MMAOddsbreaker.com and Sportsnet.ca. Former MMA reporter for theScore.com. Want to talk about MMA betting? Hit me up on Twitter @MMAdamMartin.

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