Betting Odds: Shavkat Rakhmonov heavy favorite over Stephen Thompson for UFC 296 clash

Betting Odds: Shavkat Rakhmonov heavy favorite over Stephen Thompson for UFC 296 clash

Douglas Vegas Bets|
September 23, 2023|

Shavkat Rakhmonov has been calling for a fight and finally has one as he is now set to take on Stephen Thompson later this year and the odds have been released. This fight is set for UFC 296 from the T-Mobile Arena on December 16th.

Odds Provided by accurate as of 9/22/2023 9:55 PM EST

Current Odds: Shavkat Rakhmonov -465, Stephen Thompson +365

These odds mean a bettor would need to risk $465 on Shavkat Rakhmonov to win $100; meanwhile, a risk of $100 on Stephen Thompson could win $365.

It appeared Thompson had rejected Rakhmonov’s call for a fight earlier this year, however today he tweeted that he had accepted the bout and Dana White confirmed it was being added to UFC 296. Shavkat Rakhmonov is coming off his late finish of Geoff Neal in a star-making performance. Stephen Thompson returns for the first time this year after ending last year with a stoppage win over Kevin Holland in Orlando.


Past Odds: Shavkat Rakhmonov

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Shavkat Rakhmonov (-450) vs. Geoff Neal (+400) UFC 285 – Win

Shavkat Rakhmonov (-420) vs. Neil Magny (+375) UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot – Win

Shavkat Rakhmonov (-250) vs. Carlston Harris (+230) UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Strickland – Win

Shavkat Rakhmonov (-310) vs. Michel dos Prazeres (+280) UFC Fight: Gane vs. Volkov – Win

Shavkat Rakhmonov (-135) vs. Alex Oliveira (+125) UFC 254 – Win

Past Odds: Stephen Thompson

Odds from

Stephen Thompson (+157) vs. Kevin Holland (-167) UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland - Win

Stephen Thompson (-200) vs. Belal Muhammad (+185) UFC Fight Night 199: Lewis vs. Daukaus - Loss

Stephen Thompson (-142) vs. Gilbert Burns (+132) UFC 264 - Loss

Stephen Thompson (-107) vs. Geoff Neal (-103) UFC Fight Night 183: Thompson vs. Neal - Win

Stephen Thompson (-110) vs. Vicente Luque (+100) UFC 244 - Win

Do you think Stephen Thompson still has what it takes to compete with hungry prospects like Rakhmonov? Let us know your prediction in the comments below.

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