UFC Fight Night 145 Betting Odds & Preview (Blachowicz vs. Santos)

Posted by: Charlie Smith
UFC Fight Night 145 Betting Preview

The year’s UFC betting online action continues this weekend with an enticing UFC Fight Night 145 betting event. This weekend’s action will be headlined by a thrilling UFC Light Heavyweight matchup between Jan Blachowicz and Thiago Santos. There are plenty of intriguing fights on the card, giving sports betting players ample opportunities to find value this upcoming Saturday. So what kind of bets can be made off of this weekend’s contest? Let’s check up on this Saturday’s UFC sportsbook odds to find out.

UFC Fight Night 145: Blachowicz vs. Santos – Saturday, February 23rd

When: 10:00 pm ET

Where: O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic


Stream: Watch ESPN

 As aforementioned, the night will be headlined by a light heavyweight matchup. This contest will pit former KSW Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz against contender Thiago Santos. The event will be held in the O2 Arena, marking the UFC’s return to this venue.

Main Card & UFC Fight Night 145 Betting Odds

Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Jan Blachowicz 1½ (-140) -105 Thiago Santos 1½ (+120) -115
Marcos Rogerio de Lima 1½ (-135) -115 Stefan Struve 1½ (+115) -105
Gian Villante 2½ (-200) +175 Michal Oleksiejczuk 2½ (+170) -210
Lucie Pudilova 2½ (-325) +125 Liz Carmouche 2½ (+265) -145
John Dodson 2½ (-350) +255 Petr Yan 2½ (+290) -310
Klidson Farias de Abreu 1½ (-125) +175 Magomed Ankalaev 1½ (+105) -210
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Blachowicz enters this Saturday’s matchup sporting a 23-7 professional MMA record. On top of that, the Polish fighter enters this bout riding a 4 bout winning streak. In fact, Blachowicz’ most recent defeat came at the hands of Patrick Cummins at UFC 210 back in April of 2017. Having nearly gone two years without a loss, there’s no question that Blachowicz is vying for a dominant outing this Saturday. By the looks of it, this weekend’s UFC betting online odds are having a hard time pegging him as a favorite. Although he’s not the underdog, the odds are slightly favoring the Brazilian Santos here. These two have never faced each other in the octagon and it will be interesting to see how this one turns out. The odds are predicting a rather contentious bout and we’re all hoping that this one lives up to that kind of analysis.

Preliminary Card & UFC Fight Night 145 Betting Odds

Thiago Santos steps into this weekend’s fight sporting a 20-6 professional MMA record. Like his counterpart, Santos brings a bit of a win streak to the table. Albeit it’s only 3 consecutive fights won to his opponent’s 4. Nevertheless this weekend’s bout gives him the opportunity to surpass Blachowicz while the world watches. In addition to winning the last 3 in a row, Santos has knocked out his last two opponents consecutively. This contrasts what Blachowicz has done since 2 of his last 4 wins have come via submission. This leads us to believe that the Brazilian will want to keep this fight standing, however odd that might sound. But in the end there’s no telling how this one will turn out. In the final analysis however, Santos is probably your best bet here

Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Dwight Grant 2½ (-200) +135 Carlo Pedersoli 2½ (+170) -155
Chris Fishgold 1½ (-135) -240 David Teymur 1½ (+115) +200
Gillian Robertson 2½ (+105) -165 Veronica Macedo 2½ (-125) +145
Damir Hadzovic 1½ (-155) -120 Marco Polo Reyes 1½ (+135) EV
Ismail Naurdiev 1½ (-140) +350 Michel Prazeres 1½ (+120) -440
Carlos Diego Ferreira 2½ (-225) +130 Rustam Khabilov 2½ (+185) -150
Joel Alvarez 2½ (-105) +260 Damir Ismagulov 2½ (-115) -320
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