Opening Odds for UFC Futures including McGregor vs Ferguson and GSP vs Whittaker

Some major events have taken place  recently for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and that means several exciting potential bouts are in the works.

With Georges St. Pierre dethroning Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 217 this past weekend, a unification bout between GSP and current interim champion Robert Whittaker makes all kinds of sense. Whittaker earned his belt when he defeated Yoel Romero in the main event of UFC 213 in July. Perhaps most interesting, both champions are former welterweight standouts, so size shouldn’t be an issue for either fighter.

TJ Dillashaw also dethroned a champion at UFC 217, knocking out bantamweight titleholder Cody Garbrandt in the second round to become a two-time champion. Dillashaw called out reigning UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, saying he was going to drop down a weight class and come for Mighty Mouse’s belt. A fight between Dillashaw and Johnson was rumored this past summer, but it certainly seems much more realistic now.

Lastly, it wouldn’t be a UFC futures article without a mention of Conor McGregor. The current UFC lightweight champion has not fought in MMA in almost a year since he knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205. McGregor most recently lost via 10th round TKO in a boxing match against Floyd Mayweather in one of the biggest fights in combat sports history. While McGregor has been busy in boxing, Tony Ferguson claimed the interim UFC lightweight title after submitting Kevin Lee in the third round of his main event of UFC 216 this past October. Ferguson has won 10 fights in a row inside the Octagon.

MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for these potential future bouts moments ago at Several Bookmakers.


UFC Lightweight Title

Tony Ferguson +140
Conor McGregor -180

Over 2.5 -115
Under 2.5 -125

UFC Middleweight Title

Georges St-Pierre +150
Robert Whittaker -190

Over 2.5 -135
Under 2.5 -105

UFC Flyweight Title

T.J. Dillashaw -110
Demetrious Johnson -130

Over 3.5 -160
Under 3.5 +120


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Written by Brian Hemminger

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