Ferguson vs. Gaethje Predictions: Tony Ferguson Projected to Clinch Interim Title at UFC 249 as MMA Returns

Ferguson vs. Gaethje Predictions

Mixed martial arts fans will rejoice at the sport’s return on Saturday, May 9, when Tony Ferguson is predicted to get the better of Justin Gaethje in the main event of UFC 249. Here is what American sportsbooks predict.

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The duo will go head-to-head for the interim UFC lightweight championship when they collide at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, the first UFC event to take place since before the coronavirus lockdown began in March.

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Betting Predictions Ferguson vs. Gaethje

UFC 249 oddsmakers have picked perennial lightweight title contender Ferguson as the frontrunner at -172 (1.58), with “El Cucuy” having originally been slated to face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249 before it was postponed.

Gaethje isn’t substantially far off that price at +147 (2.47), however, and there’s every chance the knockout specialist is capable of pulling off the incredible after stepping in to take this fight last month.

“The Highlight” recently told BT Sport analyst and former UFC fighter Dan Hardy he’d be “happy to ruin” any chance of Ferguson meeting Murmagomedov after their fight was cancelled for the fifth time. However, there’s little reason to look past this affair for now, a bout that has all the makings of a classic itself:

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Ferguson is 36 and enjoying a 12-fight win streak dating back to October 2013, while it’s been more than two years since Gaethje (21-2) suffered the second of his two career defeats.

El Cucuy looks as though he has more strings to his bow as he seeks to reclaim the interim UFC lightweight title, not to mention another Fight of the Night award, something he’s won in five of his last six outings.

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