UFC 266: Volkanovski vs Ortega 09/25/2021 Fight Analysis, Predictions and Tips
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
UFC 266: Volkanovski vs Ortega 09/25/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship just saved the best for last as their upcoming fight card will be the biggest this month. UFC 266 is set to happen this Saturday, September 25 and it will be inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada where a sold-out crowd awaits. Fans can also subscribe to Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass to enjoy the matches. There will be two title fights in the main event and the biggest would be for the UFC featherweight championship. Alexander Volkanovski is set to defend his belt against second-best title contender Brian Ortega. It is seen in UFC fight odds that the title won’t change hands as Brian Ortega is the underdog to the reigning champion Alexander Volkanovski.
UFC 266: Volkanovski vs Ortega 09/25/2021
UFC 266: Volkanovski vs Ortega 09/25/2021 Odds
Alexander Volkanovski is known as “Alexander The Great” whenever he steps inside the cage and he came all the way from Windang, New South Wales in Australia. He represents both the Freestyle Fighting Gym and City Kickboxing stables. Volkanovski stands at five-foot-six and has been naturally fighting at the featherweight division. This fighter has only lost once in 23 professional bouts and half of those wins came from knockouts. After getting the championship against Max Holloway prior to the pandemic, both fighters had another rematch in UFC 251. Volkanovski won that match via split decision and this upcoming match will be his first title defense after challenging Holloway twice.
Brian Ortega is a 30-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at Torrance, California in the United States. He has been managed by the Black House fighting stable and Black Belt Surfing Team. Ortega goes by the ring name “T-City” and this five-foot-nine featherweight has only lost once in 16 professional bouts. Those wins are divided into seven submissions, five decisions and three knockouts. This fighter came from a tough loss against Max Holloway in UFC 231 as he got knocked out in the fourth round. His most recent match was against Korean Zombie during UFC Fight Night 180 and that ended in a unanimous decision.
Volkanovski vs Ortega Betting Numbers
Volkanovski vs Ortega Betting Picks
This is a very interesting match as both fighters have contrasting styles. Nonetheless, Alexander Volkanovski is the safer bet as seen in the best online sportsbook and is expected to control the match. This should reach the judges’ scorecards with Ortega losing the fight via unanimous decision.