Amanda Nunes is a big favorite to defeat Felicia Spencer in the main event of UFC 250 tonight. But for one big bettor, there will be a bit more of a sweat than usual.
Someone has put $1 million on UFC featherweight championship fight on the favored Nunes.
Nunes is the GOAT of women’s MMA. A two-division champion, winner of 10 fights in a row, and undoubtedly one of the most dominant athletes in any sport in the world.
But this is still MMA, and it’s a heckuva risk being taken. What makes the sport compelling is that there’s always a puncher’s chance for an underdog.
It’s also apparently not just the biggest bet taken in women’s MMA, but the biggest on ANY UFC fight ever.
William Hill has taken a $1 million bet on Amanda Nunes, who has won 10 fights in a row, to win tonight in UFC 250. This is the largest bet the sportsbook has taken on a UFC event. If she wins, bet will net $166,666.70.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 7, 2020
It’s all relative and it matters what you’re worth, but that’s a lot of scratch. But at DraftKings, the bettor would have gotten a better price: Right now Nunes is -590 to defeat Spencer this evening.
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