UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Rodriguez Betting
A women’s bout between Michelle Waterson and Marina Rodriguez will headline UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Rodriguez on Saturday, May 8 at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. This fight is a late replacement, as the fight between TJ Dillashaw and Cory Sandhagen was postponed because Dillashaw suffered an injury. The main card will be broadcast on ESPN, while the preliminary card will be shown on ESPN+. Also on the card is a lightweight bout between Carlos Diego Ferreira and Gregor Gillespie and a welterweight fight between Neil Magny and Geoff Neal.
UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Rodriguez Odds
Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021
Venue: Apex Facility
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Let’s take a peek at UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Rodriguez Odds at BookMaker.eu. We’ll post detailed betting breakdowns during fight week.
Waterson is 18-8 in her career with three knockouts and nine submission wins. She is 3-2 in her last five fights. She is coming off a split decision win against Angela Hill in September of last year. She lost a split decision to Carla Esparza in May of last year, lost a unanimous decision to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in October of 2019, won a unanimous decision against Karolina Kowalkiewicz in March of 2019 and won a unanimous decision against Felice Herrig in October of 2018.
Rodriguez is 13-1-2 in his career with six knockouts and one submission. She is 3-1-1 in her last five fights. She is coming off a TKO win against Amanda Ribas in January. She lost a split decision to Carla Esparza in July of last year, fought to a draw against Cynthia Calvillo in December of 2019, won a unanimous decision to Tecia Torres in August of 2019 and won a unanimous decision against Jessica Aguilar in March of 2019.
Waterson and Rodriguez are strawweights but because the fight was agreed to on short notice they will fight at flyweight. Waterson said she would have made the lower weight if needed. “I can cut the weight. I do think it’s because of short notice, if I had to I would,” Waterson said to the media, “That’s not what they asked me for, they asked me for 125 and I talked to my husband about it and that’s what they asked for so let’s go.”
Another big fight on the card has Carlos Diego Ferreira taking on Gregor Gillespie Ferreira is 17-3 in his career with three wins by knockout and seven by submission, while Gillespie is 13-1 in his career with six knockout wins and five wins by submission.
Another key fight has Neil Magny going against Geoff Neal. Magny is 24-8 with 7 knockout wins and three submissions, while Neal is 13-3 with 8 knockouts and two submissions.
UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Rodriguez Card & Odds
Women's Flyweight - Michelle Waterson +161 vs. Marina Rodriguez -205
Heavyweight - Philipe Lins -110 vs. Ben Rothwell -120
Women's Strawweight - Angela Hill +143 vs. Amanda Ribas -180
Welterweight - Neil Magny +150 vs. Geoff Neal -190
Lightweight - Carlos Diego Ferreira +146 vs. Gregor Gillespie -185
Middleweight - Kyle Daukaus -140 vs. Phil Hawes +110
Flyweight - Zarrukh Adashev +120 vs. Ryan Benoit -150
Heavyweight - Maurice Greene +158 vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima -200
Welterweight - Christian Aguilera +120 vs. Carlston Harris -150
Middleweight - Jun Yong Park +115 vs. Tafon Nchukwi -145
Featherweight - Michael Trizano +194 vs. Ludovít Klein -250
Welterweight - Donald Cerrone vs. TBA
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