Ryan Bader defends the heavyweight title Saturday against Valentin Moldavsky in the main event of Bellator 273 in Phoenix. The main card is set for 10 p.m. ET and will be televised on Showtime, while the preliminary card (7 p.m. ET) is offered for free on YouTube.
Moldavsky is a -335 favorite (risk $335 to win $100), while Bader is priced at +275 (risk $100 to win $275) in the latest Caesars Sportsbook MMA odds for Bader vs. Moldavsky at Bellator 273.
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For Bellator 273: Bader vs. Moldavsky, we can tell you Gombas is going with Jaleel Willis (-240) to get the best of Sabah Homasi (+200) in a battle of welterweight sluggers on the main card. He's also backing a "strong grappler who looks to establish top control" to earn a dominant victory! You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks before locking in any Bellator 273 selections of your own.
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