Welterweight champ Kamaru Usman defends his title Saturday in a rematch against fourth-rated contender Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 261 in Jacksonville. The main UFC 261 fight card is set for 10 p.m. ET. Usman is a -400 favorite (risk $400 to win $100), while Masvidal is a +320 underdog (risk $100 to win $320) in the latest Masvidal vs. Usman odds from William Hill Sportsbook.
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At UFC Fight Night last week, Marley's winners included telling SportsLine members to expect a unanimous-decision victory for Robert Whittaker (-260) against Kelvin Gastelum (+220) in the middleweight main event. Anyone who has followed Marley is WAY UP!
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