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Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker Opening Odds on FanDuel Sportsbook Reveal Early Favorite for Rematch

Larry Rupp
Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker opening betting odds from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker opening betting odds from FanDuel Sportsbook. / Darrian Traynor/Getty Images
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No date has been set, but Israel Adesanya is expected to take on Robert Whittaker for his next title defense.

Adesanya and Whittaker are the clear top two Middleweights in the UFC, and this rematch promises to bring plenty of excitement.

FanDuel Sportsbook has posted opening odds for the fight.

Adesanya vs Whittaker Odds

Israel Adesanya has opened as a -230 favorite, while Robert Whittaker is a +188 underdog.

Adesanya has been nothing short of dominant in his professional career and has already fought to two different unanimous decision wins in 2021. Known as "The Last Stylebender", Adesanya has held on to the title rather easily ever since he dethroned Whittaker in October of 2019. Overall, the 31-year-old warrior is 21-1-0 with 15 knockouts to his credit.

On the other side, Whittaker has been on a roll since his loss to Adesanya, ripping out three straight lopsided wins over some tough competitors. He has cemented himself as the No. 1 contender once again and will be looking for some revenge in the octagon. The 30-year-old known as "The Reaper" has posted a 24-5-0 professional record to go along with 9 knockouts and 5 submissions.


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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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