UFC Fight Night 149 – St. Petersburg top-10 heavyweights the Fight Night 149 card on Saturday. The 12-fight card takes place from Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Preliminary bouts start at 10 a.m. ET, followed by the main card at 1 p.m. ET. In the main event of UFC Saint Petersburg, MMA icon Alistair Overeem faces Aleksei Oleinik.
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UFC Fight Night 149
Main Event: Overeem vs Oleinik
Place: Yubileyny Sports Palace – Saint Petersburg, Russia
Time: 10:15am ET
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Overeem (44-17) is the UFC’s No. 7-ranked heavyweight and aiming to get back into title contention after losing two of his past three fights, while Oleinik (57-11) is ranked No. 9 and coming off a submission win over knockout artist Mark Hunt. Overeem is a -245 favorite (risk $245 to win $100), while Oleinik is priced as a +205 underdog (risk $100 to win $205) in the latest Overeem vs. Oleinik odds.
In the co-main event, Islam Makhachev meets Arman Tsarukyan in a middleweight bout. Makhachev is a -350 favorite in the current Makhachev vs. Tsarukyan odds. Before you make any Fight Night 149 picks, you need to hear what SportsLine MMA expert Kyle Marley has to say.
Just last week for the epic UFC 236 card, Marley told SportsLine members that underdog Dustin Poirier (+185) would win a close decision against Max Holloway (-225) in a bout for the interim lightweight title. That’s exactly what happened, as Poirier took the upper hand in a classic battle between two of the UFC’s top pound-for-pound fighters.
Now, with Fight Night 149 fast approaching, Marley has carefully studied every matchup on the 12-fight UFC Fight Night card, identified the best value in the UFC odds and released his MMA picks for every single fight. He’s sharing them only over at ths site.