Bellator 148 Closing Odds and Results

Paul BradleyIn an event which featured several top contenders earlier tonight (Friday, January 29, 2016), Bellator 147 delivered several impressive finishes. The show was headlined by a welterweight bout between veterans Paul Daley and Andy Uhrich. Overall, on the night three betting favorites were victorious while one underdog picked up wins based on Several Bookmakers‘s closing odds. Bellator 148 Favorites That Won In the main event of the evening, welterweight Paul Daley made quick work of journeyman Andy Uhrich, connecting with a brutal uppercut after backing him near the fence which crumpled Uhrich into a heap in the first round. Daley was victorious as a hefty -800 (Bet $800 to win $100) favorite while Uhrich stood no chance as a +635 (Bet $100 to win $635) underdog. You can view the Daley knockout here. In a lightweight battle, Patricky Pitbull absolutely crushed Ryan Couture with a thunderous left hand. Couture was game for the first few minutes, but he couldn’t handle the Brazilian’s power when caught clean and he faceplanted in a highlight reel first round knockout. Pitbull was victorious as a -180 favorite while Couture was a +168 dog. In the opening bout of the main card, light heavyweights Tony Johnson Jr and Raphael Butler slogged it out for nearly the full three rounds. Johnson Jr was the superior wrestler and he wore on Butler, eventually wilting the former boxer as the ref stopped the fight with about 30 seconds left with Johnson Jr draped over Butler on the ground near the fence. Johnson Jr came through as a -340 betting favorite while Butler was defeated as a +310 underdog. Bellator 148 Underdogs that Won In the co-main event of the evening, veteran Paul Bradley derailed top prospect Chris Honeycutt’s hype train with a shocking first minute TKO. This bout was a rematch of a no contest from 2015 which had ended in the second round due to a headbutt. This time, however, Bradley clipped Honeycutt early, then hurt him badly as he got back to his feet and swarmed the previously undefeated fighter with punches until the ref put a halt to the action. Bradley surprised onlookers as a +325 underdog while Honeycutt lost at -360.

Written by Brian Hemminger

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