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UFC 277: Peña vs. Nunes 2 Odds, Predictions, Lines: MMA Experts Release Amazing Fight Card Picks, Best Bet

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Julianna Peña doesn’t mind the attention for being a champion, and she doesn’t mind more than that. The women’s bantamweight champion knows she’ll make a name for herself if she beats her former champion Amanda Nunes in her main event at UFC 277 on Saturday. Their anticipated rematch will secure her card for her UFC 277 fight in the main (10 p.m. ET) from the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Peña upset Nunes last December, won her belt, and hasn’t hesitated to share her story when the opportunity arises. In fact, she told the media this week that she wished she had received more questions and interview requests this week. He admits that he is not used to being in the spotlight.

Nunes is the -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100), but Peña is back at +250 in the latest UFC 277: Peña vs. Nunes 2 odds on Caesars Sportsbook. Class champion Brandon Moreno (-200) will take on Kai Cara France (+175) for the interim belt. Before deciding on your pick for UFC 277: Peña vs. Nunes 2, check out MMA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine expert Andrew Gombas.

Gombas is a former NCAA wrestler who uses his experience on the mat to analyze the X’s and O’s of MMA matchups in a way that sets him apart from other MMA analysts. He started his MMA handicap service MMA Knockout Bets in 2018 and has turned his profit every year since.

With over 1,400 selections tracked by Bet MMA, a third-party monitoring service, he showed a 6% return on investment for his followers. Over the past two years, his followers have made more than his $10,000 profit.

At UFC 275 in June, Gombas swept the board with main-card picks and also directed the SportsLine members to support Jake Matthews (+125) and Andre Fialho (-145) in a five-fight sweep was included. Matthews dominated from the start, scoring a second-round stoppage to give the Gombas backers another easy winner. Those who have followed Gombas have already benefited greatly.

Now that UFC 277: Peña vs. Nunes 2 is in sight, Gombas has studied the card from every angle and released his top MMA picks. His UFC 277 pick for Gombas can only be seen on his SportsLine.

UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes Preview

Nunes (21-5) is one of the most reigning champions in UFC history and one of only four fighters to hold titles in two weight classes at the same time. The others are Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Henry Cejudo.

She successfully defended her bantamweight title seven times, but with Nunes already beating them all in a dominant fashion, it was widely said the division no longer offered a viable challenger. It was believed.

Peña (11-4) was given a title shot mainly because she was the only ranked candidate to request a fight with Nunes, and her confidence helped her in a marketable matchup. But the 32-year-old Chicago resident walked her Nunes back up her words, seemingly crushing her will of the reigning champion.

Peña’s victory was officially recorded as a rear-naked choke submission, but Nunes went down after a series of strikes and appeared to concede the fight as soon as he hit the mat.

Nunes, who remains the women’s featherweight champion, then changed the performance to an off-night, and the 34-year-old Brazilian immediately asked for a rematch. Peña went into battle without hesitation. At SportsLine, you can only see who you’re rooting for at UFC 277.

UFC 277 Predictions

We share one of Gombas’ UFC 277 selections here. In the main heavyweight slugger fight on his card, he sides with his Derrick Lewis (+100) and raises a hand against Sergei Pavlovich (-120).

Lewis (26-9-1) is a famous two-time title challenger, famous for his UFC-record 13 knockouts. But the Houston resident, 37, has dropped two of his last three games to younger players, including his second-round loss to Twibasa in Thailand in February.

Pavlovich (15-1) is similarly known for his power, with 12 knockouts out of 15 career wins. The 30-year-old Russian fighter has won three fights in a row after losing in his UFC debut.

“Lewis has the greatest power in UFC history, but Pavlovich is a knockout artist in his own right. Here’s who to pick for UFC 277.

How to make a UFC 277 pick

Gombas also has a strong pick for UFC 277: Peña vs Nunes, and other fights on the UFC 277 card. He’s also helping fighters with “great power output and cardio” to dominate victories, and these UFC 277 picks are available exclusively on SportsLine.

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UFC 277 odds, fight cards

See all UFC 277 picks, predictions and best bets here.

Amanda Nunes (-300) vs. Julianna Peña (+250)
Brandon Moreno (-200) vs. Kai Kara-France (+175)
Magomed Ankaraev (-475) vs. Anthony Smith (+380)
Sergei Pavlovich (-120) vs. Derrick Lewis (+100)
Don’Tale Mayes (-140) vs. Hamdy Abdelwahab (+120)
Alexandre Pantoja (-150) vs. Alex Perez (+130)
Drew Dover (-210) vs. Rafael Alves (+180)
Matthew Semmelsberger (-160) vs. Alex Morono (+140)
Joselyne Edwards (-140) vs. Ji Yeon Kim (+120)
Ihor Potieria (-145) Nicolae Negumereanu (+125)
Drucker Close (-210) vs. Rafa Garcia (+180)
Orion Cosce (-170) vs. Blood Diamond (+150)