UFC Fight Night 31 Closing Odds and Results

Alexis Davis UFC Fight Night 31 took place on Wednesday evening in Fort Campbell, KY, and the event turned out to be a lot of fun for a mid-week card that wasn’t getting a lot of fanfare. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while four underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap of UFC Fight Night 31 based on the closing odds at Several Bookmakers: UFC Fight Night 31 Betting Favorites That Won In the main event of the evening, Tim Kennedy defeated Rafael Natal with a first-round KO (punch). It was a statement win for Kennedy, who is now 2-0 in the UFC since coming over from Strikeforce. Kennedy closed as a -380 favorite (bet $380 to win $100), while Natal closed as a +360 dog (bet $100 to win $360). In a middleweight bout, Yoel Romero defeated Ronny Markes via third-round KO. Romero was a -155 betting favorite at time of close, while Markes was a +145 dog. In a lightweight bout, Rustam Khabilov defeated Jorge Masvidal via unanimous decision. Khabilov was a -135 fav, while Masvidal was a +125 dog. In a 155-pound fight, Michael Chiesa defeated Colton Smith via second-round submission (rear-naked choke). Chiesa cashed out at -120 while Smith lost a +110. In a featherweight bout, Dennis Bermudez defeated Steven Siler via unanimous decision. Bermudez was -190 and Siler was +175. In bantamweight bout, Francisco Rivera knocked out George Roop in the second round with punches. Rivera closed at -135 while Roop lost at +125. In a middleweight fight, Lorenz Larkin defeated Chris Camozzi via unanimous decision. Larkin won as a -420 fav, while Camozzi lost a +375. In a lightweight affair, Yancy Medeiros knocked out Yves Edwards in the first round with punches. Medeiros was a large -255 fav, while Edwards was a +225 dog. In a middleweight bout that kicked off the card, Derek Brunson defeated Brian Houston via first-round submission (rear-naked choke). Brunson closed at -170 and Houston closed at +160. UFC Fight Night 31 Betting Underdogs That Won In a women’s bantamweight bout, Alexis Davis defeated Liz Carmouche via unanimous decision. Davis outstruck Carmouche over the three rounds to hit as a +170 dog, while Carmouche lost as a -185 fav. In a lightweight matchup that caused quite a bit of controversy, Bobby Green defeated James Krause via first-round TKO (body kick). Although at first it seemed like a low blow, replays showed that Green’s kick landed on Krause’s belt line and he took home the win. Green closed at +105, while Krause was -115. In a women’s bantamweight bout, Amanda Nunes defeated Germaine De Randamie via first-round TKO (punches). Nunes closed at +115, and De Randamie lost at -125. In a welterweight bout, Seth Baczynski defeated Neil Magny via unanimous decision. Baczynski was a +135 dog at closing, while Magny closed as a -145 fav.

Written by Adam Martin.

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