ONE Championship: Quest for Greatness Opening Betting Odds
ONE Championship: Quest for Greatness emanates from Stadium Negara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia this Friday (August 18th, 2017) at 7 a.m. (ET) and is available on U.S. Pay-Per-View. The featherweight title is on the line in the main event as champion Marat Gafurov battles Martin Nguyen in a rematch.
Gafurov (15-0) has won 10 of his 15 career fights by submission, including a win over Nguyen at ONE Championship: Odyssey of Champions in 2015. The 32-year-old is coming off a first-round submission victory over Narantungalag Jadambaa at ONE Championship: Defending Honor in November. Nguyen (8-1) has won four straight fights by stoppage since his loss to Gafurov, including three wins by TKO. The 28-year-old has never gone the distance in his nine-fight career.
In the co-main event, 39-year-old Nobutatsu Suzuki will be competing in MMA for the first time since August 2014 when he takes on Ev Ting. Suzuki (11-2-2) is coming off a first-round TKO setback to Ben Askren at ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions and also competed in a custom rules bout back in May where he lost via TKO to Marcus Vinicios at Ganryujima Way of the Samurai 2017: in Maihama. Ting (13-4) had his four-fight win streak snapped in his last bout, losing to Eduard Folayang at ONE Championship: Kings of Destiny in April. "E.T" boasts wins over UFC veterans Will Chope and Kamal Shalorus.
MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting odds for the following bouts on the ONE Championship: Quest for Greatness card today at 5Dimes Sportsbook...
Main Event | Middleweight Title | 185 lbs
Martin Nguyen +190
Marat Gafurov -270
Nobutatsu Suzuki +175
Ev Ting -245
Sherif Mohamed +250
Agilan Thani -350
Kevin Belingon +110
Reece McLaren -150
Gianni Subba +140
Asuka Mikami -180
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