Yair Rodriguez Favored to Win Rematch Against Brian Ortega at UFC Mexico

The upcoming bout marks a rematch between Rodriguez and Ortega, following their initial encounter in the UFC on ABC 3 headliner back in July 2022.

In the highly anticipated rematch between Yair Rodriguez and Brian Ortega at UFC Mexico, Rodriguez emerges as the slight favorite, as per DraftKings. Rodriguez, currently standing at -170, would require a $170 bet to yield a $100 profit, while Ortega, the underdog at +142, would win $142 for a $100 wager. The featherweights are set to collide in a five-round co-headliner at a UFC Fight Night event scheduled for February 24 in Mexico City, Mexico.

The upcoming bout marks a rematch between Rodriguez and Ortega, following their initial encounter in the UFC on ABC 3 headliner back in July 2022. In their previous clash, Rodriguez secured a victory via first-round TKO after Ortega sustained a shoulder injury during a grappling exchange. Since then, Rodriguez faced a title-unification loss against featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski, while Ortega, aiming to end a two-fight losing streak, has been out of competition.

The rematch has garnered significant interest among MMA enthusiasts, with fans eager to witness the outcome of this highly anticipated showdown. The controversial conclusion of their first encounter has only added to the anticipation surrounding their upcoming battle. As the UFC Mexico event promises to deliver an exhilarating night of MMA action, all eyes will be on Rodriguez and Ortega as they step into the octagon for what is expected to be an enthralling rematch.