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Opening betting splits for July 25th Fight Island card

The two women’s fights on the July 25th UFC card have intriguing splits.

Pannie Kianzad of Iran celebrates after defeating Jessica-Rose Clark of Australia in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at CSKA Arena on November 09, 2019 in Moscow, Russia. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC is wrapping up its time at Fight Island this weekend with a UFC Fight Night event on ESPN. The company and its contracted fighters are in Abu Dhabi with four cards on the schedule, and the final one is headlined by a middleweight contenders bout between top-ranked Robert Whittaker and third-ranked Darren Till. The preliminary card gets underway at 5 p.m. ET and the main card gets going at 8 p.m.

We don’t have full splits due to some questions about fights and other uncertainties, but this is a helpful jumping-off point for further down the card. Odds have already changed for some of these fights, and we’ll continue updating later in the week.

Many of the favorites are getting the love as usual, but we have some early splits that will be worth tracking over the week. For example, +108 underdog Bethe Correia is getting 61 percent of total bets, but -134 favorite Pannie Kianzad is getting 94 percent of the handle. The line has moved for Kianzad, moving up from -124, while Correia had opened at even money.

The other women’s fight on the card between Marina Rodriguez (-167) and Carla Esparza (+134) is the other with a split between handle and bets. The underdog Esparza is getting 68 percent of total bets while the favored Rodriguez is getting 70 percent of the handle. This has resulted in movement after Rodriguez opened at -155 and Esparza opened at +125.

Here is your rundown of opening betting splits a day removed from Saturday’s final Fight Night at Fight Island.

UFC Fight Night July 25th opening splits

Fights Odds % Handle % Bets
Fights Odds % Handle % Bets
John Castaneda +275 6% 7%
Nathaniel Wood -375 94% 93%
Ramazan Emeev -375 70% 88%
Niklas Stolze +275 30% 12%
Jesse Ronson +205 7% 7%
Nicolas Dalby -265 93% 93%
Raphael Pessoa +185 9% 5%
Tanner Boser -240 91% 95%
Movsar Evloev -215 50% 76%
Mike Grundy +170 50% 24%
Francisco Trinaldo -177 70% 39%
Jai Herbert +140 30% 61%
Jake Collier +175 30% 13%
Tom Aspinall -225 70% 87%
Pannie Kianzad -134 94% 39%
Bethe Correia +108 6% 61%
Alexander Gustafsson -335 85% 90%
Fabrício Werdum +260 15% 10%
Peter Sobotta +140 13% 31%
Alex Oliveira -177 87% 69%
Marina Rodriguez -167 70% 32%
Carla Esparza +134 30% 68%
Khamzat Chimaev -835 94% 93%
Rhys McKee +550 6% 7%

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