At the moment, the coefficient for the victory of the Chechen fighter is 1.625 (probability 61.54%), while the success of the American is estimated at 2.4 (probability 41.67%).
Bookmakers released starting odds shortly after The Borz signaled they were planning to pursue a welterweight career, naming Chaos as their next opponent.
Note that in the spring of this year, Covington was considered the favorite in this confrontation, however, the recent convincing victory of Chimaev over the former top middleweight Kevin Holland forced the bookmakers to overestimate his chances of success.
Three weeks ago, Khamzat Chimaev lost the weight race before the UFC 279 tournament, showing an advantage of three and a half kilograms, and lost the fight against Nate Diaz, getting Kevin Holland, who finished by choke in the first round as part of the intermediate weight.
Colby Covington got his career back on track in March after another loss to Kamaru Usman with a unanimous decision win over Jorge Masvidal and is currently second in the division rankings.