UFC Fight Night 105 Closing Odds and Results

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565 UFC Fight Night 105 took place Sunday night (February 19, 2017) at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The card was headlined by Derrick Lewis battling Travis Browne in a heavyweight affair. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through on the closing odds at Several Bookmakers. Here’s a quick recap for each fight… Underdogs That Won Derrick Lewis earned his 16th career knockout victory in defeating Travis Browne. The “Black Beast” appeared to have hurt himself in the first round, but he managed to come back and knock out “Hapa” in the second stanza. Lewis came through as a +100 underdog (bet $100 to win $100) while Browne failed to cash as a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100). Johny Hendricks also came through in his middleweight debut. The former UFC welterweight champion used his wrestling and striking to take home a unanimous-decision victory. Hendricks cashed as a +115 underdog while Lombard dropped his third straight fight and fell short as a -125 favorite. Canadian Elias Theodorou edged out Cezar Ferreira to improve his record to 13-1. Despite being taken down, it was the output from the Canadian that likely won him the unanimous decision. Theodorou came through as a +100 underdog while Ferreira lost as a -110 favorite. Rivals from Season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter, Canadian Randa Markos edged out former strawweight champion Carla Esparza with a split-decision win. Markos pulled off the upset as a +230 underdog while Esparza disappointed backers as a -250 favorite. Favorites That Won Hometown favorite Gavin Tucker earned an impressive unanimous-decision victory in his UFC debut. The 30-year-old found a home for his leg kicks and handed Sam Sicilia his third straight loss. Tucker cashed as the -155 favorite while Sicilia lost as a +145 underdog. Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann made short work of UFC newcomer Gina Mazany. McMann sunk in a triangle choke at 1:14 of the first round to improve her winning streak to three in a row. McMann was the biggest favorite on the card at -750 while Mazany was a hefty +600 underdog. Paul Felder got back on the winning track, handing Alessandro Ricci the first stoppage loss of his career. Felder landed a vicious elbow for the TKO victory and came through as a -365 favorite. Ricci stayed winless at 0-2 in the UFC in losing as a +320 underdog. In the welterweight division, Santiago Ponzinibbio improved his record to 24-3 by winning a unanimous decision against Nordine Taleb. Ponzinibbio battered Talebs face over the three-round affair and cashed as a -310 favorite with Taleb closing as a +280 underdog. Firas Zahabi’s brother Aiemann impressed in his UFC debut. The Canadian improved his record to 7-0, as he earned a unanimous-decision win over Reginaldo Vieira. Zahabi was a solid -265 favorite with the Brazilian a +245 underdog. Fellow Brazilian Thiago Santos snapped a two-fight skid by taking out former Cage Warriors champion Jack Marshman. Santos landed a wheel kick and finished with punches to cash as a -160 favorite with Marshman closing as a +150 underdog. Opening up the card, former RFA middleweight champion Gerald Meerschaert made short work of Canadian Ryan Janes. The Roufusport product sunk in an armbar at 1:34 of round 1 for his seventh straight stoppage victory. Meerschaert cashed as the -290 favorite while Janes came up short as a +260 underdog.

Written by James Lynch

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