UFC 237: Jose Aldo Vs Alexander Volkanovski Prediction & Betting Odds
May 09, 2019
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back in Brazil on May 12th, for UFC 237 at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio De Janeiro.
The main card is stacked full of world class Brazilian fighters being challenged by top MMA stars from afar, such is tradition when the UFC goes to Brazil. Just before the co-main event, the great Jose Aldo (28-4) returns to the Octagon to face Australian featherweight Alexander Volkanovski, who boasts an impressive 19-1-0 record and the UFC betting lines suggest this is a very tight and exciting match-up.
So who will win this mouthwatering clash of styles? Well, Jose Aldo has never looked better after his two losses to Max Holloway, knocking out both Jeremy Stevens and Renato Moicano in his two most recent starts.
Aldo is dangerous everywhere and has to be respected, but Volkanovski is a rising force in the division who will have studied Aldo for years in anticipation of a dream future fight with one of the greats.
Aldo Vs Volkanovski Betting Lines & Pick
Jose Aldo, as the home fighter and a man considered one of the greatest featherweights of all time, is the -142.90 betting lines favourite with Unibet, while Volkanovski is the +125 underdog at bet365.
Volkanovski has won all seven of his fights within the UFC octagon, including a win over Chad Mendes at UFC 232 in December.
Meanwhile, bet365 online Sportsbook are offering a standout +125 price on Volkanovski, so if you fancy the Australian to cause a minor upset (it would be a major one for the passionate home crowd), then bet365 is definitely your port of call.
Base on the above, along with a flawless record inside the UFC Octagon, we can see the Australian getting the win over Jose Aldo here on his way to a shot at Max Holloway later this summer. At UFC odds of +125 with bet365, he looks the clear value UFC prediction on the betting lines.
UFC Betting Pick:
Alexander Volkanovski to beat Jose Aldo @ +125 with bet365