UFC 247 Closing Odds and Betting Results

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UFC 247 took place Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The card was headlined by Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes.

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

Favorites that Won

In a very competitive and entertaining fight, Jon Jones took over in the championship rounds to edge out a decision over a very game Dominick Reyes to retain his light heavyweight title. Jones closed -450 while Reyes closed +350

Valentina Shevchenko looked levels above Katlyn Chookagian in their title fight and was able to finish her in the third round with strikes on the ground to retain the flyweight title. Shevchenko closed -1000. Chookagian closed +700

Derrick Lewis hurt Ilir Latifi late in the third round finishing the fight strong to earn a decision victory. Lewis closed -235 with the return on Latifi +195

Andre Ewell edged out Jonathan Martinez by split decision in a razor close striking contest. Ewell closed -120 while Martinez closed +100


Underdogs that Won

Justin Tafa landed a combination culminating with a heavy upper cut that sent Juan Adams to the canvas to give Tafa his first UFC victory. Tafa closed +205 with Adams closing -255

In a fight she was out struck in, Lauren Murphy earned a split decision victory over Andrea Lee in a fight that stunned on the scorecards. Murphy closed +235 while Lee closed -275

Kalinn Williams steamrolled Alex Morono finishing him with punches just twenty-seven seconds into the opening round of the fight. Williams closed +315. Morono closed -410

Mario Bautista landed a flying knee that sent Miles Johns crashing to the canvas. Bautista followed up on the ground to win by second round TKO. Bautista closed +110 with the return on Johns -130

Journey Newson ran through Domingo Pilarte finishing him in under forty seconds to get his first UFC victory. Newson closed +100. Pilarte closed -120

Youssef Zalal dominated both the striking and the grappling as he beat up Austin Lingo in all three rounds to win a unanimous decision. Zalal closed +175 while Lingo closed -200


Fights that Closed a Pickem

In one of the best bouts on the card, Dan Ige landed the heavier shots to edge out a decision over Mirsad Bektic. Both fighters closed -110

Taking the fight on one day’s notice, James Krause gave Trevin Giles all he could handle. Unfortunately for Krause, Giles edged him out by split decision by landing the more impactful punches. Both fighters closed -110

Written by Jay Primetown

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