Alexander Volkanovski wasted no time booking his next title defence at Featherweight as he is set to take on the undefeated Ilia Topuria and the odds are out now. This bout is set for UFC 298 in February and is rumored to take place in Los Angeles.
Odds Provided by BetOnline.ag accurate as of 11/7/2023 3:00 PM EST
These odds mean a bettor would need to risk $181 on Alexander Volkanovski to win $100; meanwhile, a risk of $100 on Ilia Topuria could win $156.
This fight was initially rumored for January although it has been pushed back a month after Volkanovski took on Islam Makhachev on short notice last month and suffered an early knockout loss. Alexander Volkanovski returns to Featherweight here for the first time since defending his title against Yair Rodriguez in the summer. Ilia Topuria gets his first title opportunity here after fifteen wins most recently a five-round masterclass over Josh Emmett.
Odds from FightOdds.io
Alexander Volkanovski (+211) vs. Islam Makhachev (-251) UFC 294 – Loss
Alexander Volkanovski (-370) vs. Yair Rodriguez (+295) UFC 290 – Win
Alexander Volkanovski (+320) vs. Islam Makhachev (-355) UFC 284 – Loss
Alexander Volkanovski (-175) vs. Max Holloway (+165) UFC 276 - Win
Alexander Volkanovski (-660) vs. Chan Sung Jung (+540) UFC 273 – Win
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Ilia Topuria (-340) vs. Josh Emmett (+265) UFC Fight Night: Emmett vs. Topuria – Win
Ilia Topuria (-150) vs. Bryce Mitchell (+140) UFC 272 – Win
Ilia Topuria (-570) vs. Jai Herbert (+480) UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Aspinall – Win
Ilia Topuria (-200) vs. Ryan Hall (+185) UFC 264 – Win
Ilia Topuria (-265) vs. Damon Jackson (+245) UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Vettori – Win
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