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McGregor Not Favored In Two Potential Upcoming Fights
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates his KO victory over Eddie Alvarez of the United States in their lightweight championship bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 12: Conor McGregor of Ireland celebrates his KO victory over Eddie Alvarez of the United States in their lightweight championship bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )

 

Soon-to-be daddy Conor McGregor isn’t expected back into the octagon until around the summer of 2017, but whenever he does come back he might surprisingly find himself the underdog.  Bets are being taken on a bunch of potential upcoming McGregor fights, and he’s not the favorite in a couple of them.

First off, for a couple of potential rematches, the Notorious one is favored in those:

Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz odds - BestFightOdds


Conor McGregor vs Jose Aldo odds - BestFightOdds

No real surprise there – while both would be good fights, McGregor is coming off of wins over both Aldo and Diaz.

However, it gets murkier when we thrown Khabib Nurmagomedov in to the mix:


Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov odds - BestFightOdds

As we type these words, this match is a toss-up among bettors.  And the news gets worse for mighty Mac if he decides to go after a third(!!!) UFC belt and move up to welterweight:

Conor McGregor vs Tyron Woodley odds - BestFightOdds

McGregor is only expected to dethrone Tyron Woodley 44% of the time.  McGregor has only opened as an underdog one other time – versus Dustin Poirier when he opened at +190 (he ended up closing as a massive -300 favorite).

 

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