McGregor vs Cerrone Odds Analysis
Perhaps the biggest title at the UFC, Conor”Notorious” McGregor, is creating his anticipated return at UFC 246 on January 18 in T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The prior”champ-champ” is taking on fan favourite Donald”Cowboy” Cerrone at the main event. McGregor is a -230 favorite in this particular bout with Cerrone.
This is going to be the first time that McGregor has entered the Octagon since his entry reduction to Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC 239 at October 2018. Notorious hasn’t gained a success because he became a champion together using his second-round knockout win.
Cowboy is coming off losses to two of the hardest hitters in the division. Cerrone endured a knockout loss and dropped against Tony Ferguson at June by doctor stoppage. I’m a little surprised to see Cowboy as a underdog into McGregor than he had been against Ferguson or even Gaethje since I believe he poses a risk to??McGregor than he ever did to the two. Additionally, this battle is at welterweight, which I believe gives the edge to Cerrone.
Odds as of November 30
McGregor has striking with fight IQ and pinpoint precision. The Ireland native does lots of research prior to a fight to learn his opponent’s trends and sets traps to capitalize on these customs. His step-back counter left is the finest in the UFC and has resulted in many knockouts.?? The biggest flaw of mcGregor is his conditioning, and we’ve seen him petrol outside in the Nurmagomedov battle and the Nate Diaz battles.
As for Cerrone, he is quite well-rounded with submission and striking abilities that are good. That is evident from his album (36-13) with 10 wins coming by knockout and 17 through entry. Cowboy will have a propensity to become hit regularly and has been hurt from body shots previously. He can also lose a tiny bit of focus sometimes getting a little too??aggressive when he wishes to prove he is a badass.
I anticipate McGregor will have a noticeable advantage on the toes as he will likely be faster and are going to have the ability to put traps for Cerrone. However, Cowboy is going to have a significant edge on the floor with McGregor. I was surprised to see this struggle taking place I believe that gives a slight edge to Cerrone as he’s the bigger man physically.