UFC on ESPN 5 Closing Odds and Betting Results

mma, ufc, ufc on espn 5, odds, betting, picks, bets, gambling, closing odds, results

UFC on ESPN 5 took place Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. The card was headlined by a welterweight matchup between former champions Colby Covington and Robbie Lawler.

Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.

Favorites that Won

Colby Covington put out a relentless pace over 25 minutes to win every minute of every round to win a unanimous decision Robbie Lawler. Covington closed -303 while Lawler closed +245

In a wild opening minute, Clay Guida hurt Jim Miller, but Miller countered with a strike of his own that wobbled “The Carpenter.” With Guida stunned, Miller sunk in a guillotine choke that put his opponent to sleep for a first-round victory. Miller closed -139 with the return on Guida +119

Nasrat Haqparast landed a thunderous left hand early in round two that sent Joaquim Silva crashing to the canvas to continue the strong run Haqparast has made in the UFC. Haqparast closed -435 while Silva closed +327

Scott Holtzman landed several big punches in the opening two rounds creating significant damage on Dong Hyun Ma’s left eye. After round two, the doctor took a look and called a stop to the bout. Holtzman closed -417. Ma closed +307

Antonina Shevchenko suffered a nasty elbow in round one, but came out well in round two to submit Lucie Pudilova. Shevchenko closed -159 with the return on Pudilova +133

Claudio Silva took Cole Williams to the mat early in round one and had no problem securing a rear naked choke to get the finish. Silva closed the biggest favorite on the card at -556 while Williams closed at +384

 

Underdogs that Won

Gerald Meerschaert was the grappler in this bout as he emphatically was able to force Trevin Giles to tap in the third round. Meerschaert closed +144. Giles closed -175

Darko Stosic was docked two points for illegal strikes which allowed Kennedy Nzechukwu to earn a decision victory. Nzechukwu closed +100 while Stosic closed -119

Mickey Gall was able to control the majority of three round to edge out a decision over Salim Touahri. Gall closed -103 while Touahri closed -119

Matt Schnell transferred a guillotine attempt into a triangle and was able to force Jordan Espinosa to tap in the opening round. Schnell closed +137. Espinosa closed -172

Lauren Murphy landed a beautiful knee in the clinch which sent Mara Romero Borella to the canvas. Murphy landed hammer fists on the mat to earn the TKO finish. Murphy closed +179 while Borella closed -222

Miranda Granger utilized her length well to land from distance and had a major advantage in the clinch to frustrate Hannah Goldy and win a clear decision. Granger closed -103 while Goldy closed -116

Written by Jay Primetown

UFC on ESPN 5 Results: Colby Covington Post-fight Interview & Congratulatory Phone Call From President Donald Trump

mma, combate, combate 41, odds, betting, picks, bets, gambling, opening odds, bet dsi, nick kalikas, mmaoddsbreaker

Betting Results Movers and Shakers for Combate Americas 41