UFC 170 Betting Preview; Rousey vs. McMann Betting Lines + More

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UFC 170There have only been a handful of times when a woman’s fight is the headliner of a UFC event. But for UFC 170 that is exactly what we get. The biggest name in women’s mixed martial arts will put her title on the line as Ronda Rousey will fight Sara McMann. Coverage of UFC 170 will get underway this Saturday night (Feb. 22) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Rousey is the reigning women’s bantamweight champion and is considered the top-ranked pound-for-pound women’s fighter in the world. Rousey rose to international fame following a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Since then, she has translated that into a very successful UFC career. Rousey is 8-0 in her career, last fighting Miesha Tate at UFC 168 on December 28th, 2013. The quick turnaround to fight less than two months later isn’t a real concern for her though.

Rousey has won every single UFC fight by an armbar submission. The only variable has been the round in which she is finally able to submit her opponent.

Rousey has held the UFC bantamweight title since August 18th, 2012.

McMann is another former Olympian that captured the silver medal at the Athens 2004 Olympics in women’s freestyle wrestling. like Rousey, McMann is also undefeated in her mixed martial arts career, standing 7-0.Of her seven fights, three have come by way of a decision. He last matchup against Sheila Gaff at UFC 159 in April 2013 was a TKO from punches.

Bovada Sportsbook has jumped all over UFC 170 betting lines for Rousey vs. McMann as well as the rest of the main fight card. rousey is the assertive favorite to retain the bantamweight title, going off at -400 (1 to 4). A wager on McMann will payout +300 (3 to 1). This betting line will be up until the fight begins Saturday night. It will be carried live on Pay-Per-View.

The Rousey/McMann fight is the only bout on the card with a title on the line. The main card holds three welterweight matchups and a light heavyweight battle. Immediately preceding Rousey vs. McMann is Daniel Cormier and Patrick Cumming. Cormier is working his way up the ladder with a 13-0 professional record. He could be the next big thing in UFC, last winning at UFC 166 by decision over Roy Nelson.

Betting lines for the complete set of UFC 170 main card fights can be found below. LatestBettingOdds.com in conjunction with Bovada Sportsbook bring you the live lines that are currently available to wager. Be sure to get in on the action before Saturday!

UFC 170 Betting Odds

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