Kamaru Usman was less than a minute away from securing his latest title defense as Leon Edwards stunned the world with a devastating header to end his reign at UFC 278.
DOWN On the scorecard, Edwards set the finishing sequence perfectly after a straight punch forced Usman to bow his head, and he was soon given a vicious kick from the British welterweight , he is now the UFC champion.
Despite the results showing all signs pointing to an immediate rematch, Usman remains favourites to reclaim the title after the opening odds for Sunday’s trilogy with Edwards were announced candidate.
Odds from BetOnline.ag
Leon Edwards +285 (57/ 20)
Kamaru Usman-350 (2 /7)
Based on these odds, Usman beat Edwards by more than 3-1 and regained the welterweight title. is boo in the near future.
This means a $350 bet on Usman will return $100, while a $100 bet on Edwards will return $285 if he is second times to win.
Insane, Usman’s odds of making it to UFC 278 were almost identical before Edwards managed to win the insane last minute comeback from He won the welterweight title in his hands.
It seems that Usman still believes in Usman, who was previously undefeated in the UFC with a 5-game streak before losing to Edwards defending the title.
Of course, Usman also had a unanimous decision win over Edwards in the first meeting in 2015, which is a future between them A potential trilogy is built. UFC president Dana White has said that this is likely the plan of Usman and Edwards, who hope to end their rivalry with a third and final fight.