Christian Leroy Duncan vs Dusko Todorovic Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for UFC 286 (Duncan Makes Immediate Splash)

Christian Leroy Duncan vs Dusko Todorovic Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for UFC 286 (Duncan Makes Immediate Splash)


Duncan vs Todorovic Fight Info, Date & Time

UFC 286 — Preliminary Card Middleweight Bout
Christian Leroy Duncan (7-0-0, 5 KOs) vs. Dusko "Thunder" Todorovic (12-3-0, 8 KOs)
Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
Fight Time: This will be one of the fights on the preliminary card, which begins at 3 p.m. ET.
Venue: O2 Arena — London, England, United Kingdom
Coverage: ESPN, PPV

Duncan vs Todorovic Odds & Prop Bets

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- Christian Leroy Duncan: (-205)
- Dusko Todorovic: (+172)

Method of Victory:
- Duncan by KO/TKO: (+110)
- Duncan by Points: (+600)
- Duncan by Submission: (+700)
- Todorovic by KO/TKO: (+500)
- Todorovic by Points: (+550)
- Todorovic by Submission: (+750)

Duncan vs Todorovic Prediction

Dusko Todorovic's UFC career has seen its ups and downs since it started back in 2019. The Serbian has posted a pedestrian 4-3 record, with his most recent fight ending in a KO win over Jordan Wright in October. He has become accustomed to being the guy taking on new fighters on preliminary cards.

That new fighter on Saturday is Christian Leroy Duncan. The 27-year-old has dominated the Cage Warriors scene, posting a 7-0-0 record with wins by KO/TKO, decision and submission. Anticipation for Duncan's debut continues to rise as fans think he could be a quick riser given his unique skillset.

Keep in mind Todorovic has yet to win a fight in which he was slated as the underdog and now he has to face a fighter on a meteoric rise. Racking up seven wins in the span of two years is not an easy feat to accomplish. Duncan is riding all sorts of momentum here and that will make a major difference.

I'll side with Christian Leroy Duncan to come out on top.

Duncan vs Todorovic Best Bet

This is a great opportunity for Duncan to make an immediate splash at the UFC level with a victory this weekend. Backing him as a -205 moneyline favorite means laying down a large wager to secure a worthwhile payout, though. Trusting Duncan to get the job done with a knockout is the way to go.

Duncan owns a 7-0-0 professional record and five of those seven wins have come via KO/TKO. On the other side, two of Todorovic's three losses in the UFC have come via KO/TKO. Todorovic absorbs 4.54 significant strikes per minute (47% strike defense), so expect him to get worn down from the start.

Bet: Christian Leroy Duncan by KO/TKO (+110)

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