Bet Online has released their odds for the event and Chimaev, despite entering the bout unranked, is a favorite over Edwards in the main event encounter.
Here are the full early betting odds for the fight, courtesy of Bet Online:
Khamzat Chimaev vs Leon Edwards
Khamzat Chimaev -135
Leon Edwards +115
Chimaev (9-0-0) is undefeated thus far as a professional MMA fighter, with his three wins in the UFC coming over Rhys McKee, John Phillips and Gerald Meerschaert. Edwards (18-3-0) is competing for the first time in over a year, with his last bout happening at UFC Fight Night San Antonio in July of 2019.
UFC Fight Night: Edwards vs. Chimaev takes place on Saturday, December 19 from a location to be announced with Leon Edwards and Khamzat Chimaev headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be announced.