Former UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira, who will face Benil Dariush in his next fight, will enter the octagon without being the favorite of this confrontation.
At the moment, the odds for Dariush to win are 1.714 (probability 58.33%), while Oliveira’s success is estimated at 2.2 (probability 45.45%).
Bookies have released the starting odds shortly after the Brazilian publicly confirmed that the bout will take place on May 6 at UFC 288.
Last October at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi, Charles Oliveira failed to capture the vacant UFC lightweight championship belt, losing by arm triangle choke in the second round to Islam Makhachev, and Benil Dariush scored his eighth consecutive victory at the same event, winning by unanimous decision. by Mateusz Gamrot.
At the moment, the Brazilian and the American occupy the first and fourth lines in the UFC lightweight division rankings, respectively.