UFC 232 Closing Odds and Betting Results

UFC 232 took place Saturday, December 29, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The card was headlined by a title bout in the light heavyweight division as long time divisional kingpin Jon Jones was dominant once again defeating Alexander Gustafsson by third round TKO to reclaim the light heavyweight title.

Closing odds are courtesy of Several Bookmakers. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.

Favorites that Won

Jon Jones showed once again why he’s the greatest fighter of all time as he controlled Alexander Gustafsson from range and once he had Gustafsson to the mat he dominated him forcing the referee to step in and stop the bout in the third round. Jones closed -300. Gustafsson closed +240

Michael Chiesa dominated Carlos Condit on the mat to submit him in the second round to earn the biggest win of his career. Chiesa closed -116 while Condit closed -114 in a fight that was lined as nearly a pickem

Walt Harris beat Andrei Arlovski by timing his punches and countering with better strikes to win a split decision. Harris closed -202 with the return on Arlovski +172

Petr Yan put in a spectacular performance landing devastating blows cutting Douglas Silva de Andrade open and forcing the fight to be stopped after the second round. Yan closed -355 while Penn closed +275

BJ Penn had some positive moments early on against Ryan Hall, but as soon as Hall had his first grasp of Penn’s leg, he forced to tap quickly. Hall closed -482 with the return on Penn +357

Nathaniel Wood did a little bit of everything in his second UFC fight earning a rear naked choke in the third round to defeat Andre Ewell. Wood closed -133 while Ewell closed +103

Curtis Millender used his varied striking attack effectively out landing and out classing the boxing heavy Siyar Bahadurzada by decision. Millender closed -155. Bahadurzada closed +125

Montel Jackson landed a jab early which pushed Brian Kelleher back. From that point, Jackson was in control as he was able to submit Kelleher in the opening round. Jackson closed -184 while Kelleher closed +154

Underdogs that Won

In one of the most stunning one round fights in MMA history, Amanda Nunes landed several heavy shots before sending Cris Cyborg face first into the canvas to become the first ever two division champion women’s champion in UFC history. Nunes closed +180 while Cyborg closed -230

In a rather tame affair, Corey Anderson outworked Ilir Latifi over the final two round to win a unanimous decision. Anderson closed +100. Latifi closed -130

Alex Volkanovski recovered well from being dropped by Chad Mendes in round two by turning the cards and landing a beautiful body / head combination crumpling the former title challenger for the biggest win of his career. Volkanovski closed +112 with the return on Mendes -142

Megan Anderson landed a head kick that made it difficult for Cat Zingano to see forcing the referee to stop the fight in the opening round. Anderson closed +105 while Zingano closed -135

Needing a finish in the third round to win the fight, Uriah Hall did just that landing a counter right to win by third round knockout over debutant Bevon Lewis. Hall closed +143 with the return on Lewis -173


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Written by Jay Primetown

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