UFC 270 Closing Odds and Fight Results

UFC Vegas took place Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The card was headlined by a heavyweight title bout between champion Francis Ngannou and interim champ Ciryl Gane.

Closing odds are courtesy of one of the most popular Las Vegas based sportsbooks Circa Sports. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.

Favorites that Won

In the main event of the evening, Ciryl Gane was the lighter man on his feet, but Francis Ngannou utilized a surprising wrestling advantage to take top position in the final three rounds to retain his UFC Heavyweight Championship via unanimous decision. Ngannou was +125 while Gane was -145

Michel Pereira and Andre Fialho were all knotted up after two rounds, but the momentum was with Pereira, who won the third round to take a unanimous decision victory. Pereira was -355 while Fialho was +270

Cody Stamman tried to take the fight to Said Nurmagomedov, but he found himself trapped in a deep high arm guillotine, which forced him to submit inside the first minute of the fight. Nurmagomedov was -190 while Stamman was +165

Jack Della Maddalena put on a striking clinic against an overmatched Pete Rodriguez, bloodying Rodriguez up badly before mercifully putting him away after dropping him along the fence. Maddalena was -429 while Rodriguez was +349

Tony Gravely repeatedly utilized his wrestling against Saimon Oliveira, who’s only defense seemed to be dropping to his back for guillotines. Gravely easily cruised to a unanimous decision victory. Gravely was -260 while Oliveira was +220

Matt Frevola repeatedly knocked down Genaro Valdez, eventually finishing him via TKO about three minutes into the first round. Frevola was -195 was while Valdez was +170

Silvana Gomez Juarez found success early, but she got caught in the web of a Vanessa Demopoulos armbar, eventually succumbing to the submission at the midway point of the first round. Demopoulos was -158 while Juarez was +138


Underdogs that Won

In the co-main event of the evening, Deiveson Figueiredo had the bigger moments, while Brandon Moreno was the more active fighter. It all likely came down to the fifth round, which Figueiredo landed a knockdown, which allowed him to win a unanimous decision to retake his flyweight title. Figueiredo was +165 while Moreno was -190

In an epic slugfest, Victor Henry made an incredibly memorable UFC debut, outclassing Raoni Barcelos to win a unanimous decision despite being a massive underdog. Henry was +450 while Barcelos was -580

In the opening bout of the evening, Kay Hansen struggled with the size of Jasmine Jasudavicius, clearly losing the grappling portions of the fight en route to dropping a unanimous decision. Jasudavicius was +150 while Hansen was -170

Pick’em Fights

In a fight that was even on paper, Michael Morales clipped Trevin Giles, then followed up with a series of strikes to put him away in the final minute of the first round. Both fighters were -120 pick’em odds.


Written by Brian Hemminger

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