Khamzat Chimaev Opens As Betting Favorite Over Robert Whittaker For UFC Fight Night In Saudi Arabia

Odds have been released for the headlining fight of UFC Fight Night in Saudi Arabia.

Khamzat Chimaev vs. Robert Whittaker was announced as the main event fight for the promotion's upcoming June show in Saudi Arabia. The winner of the fight will get a shot at the UFC Middleweight Title later in the year. That title is currently held by Dricus Du Plessis.

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According to, Chimaev is currently favored to defeat Whittaker in June and go on to beat Du Plessis for the Middleweight Championship later on in 2024.

Fight Odds

Robert Whittaker +165
Khamzat Chimaev -190
(Note: Odds opened Chimaev -225, Whittaker +190)

Dricus Du Plessis +170
Khamzat Chimaev -200
(Note: Odds opened Chimaev -150, Du Plessis +130 on Feb. 13)

Other matches announced for UFC Fight Night in Saudi Arabia include Sergei Pavlovich vs. Alexander Volkov, Kelvin Gastelum vs. Daniel Rodriguez, Johnny Walker vs. Volkan Oezdemir, and Sharaputdin Magomedov vs. Ihor Poteiria. Fans can learn more about the show by clicking here.

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