Johnson vs. Horiguchi Odds
MONTREAL, Quebec (The Spread) – The UFC Flyweight Championship is up for grabs this Saturday night. Here is a look at the odds in the main event of UFC 186.
Johnson (21-2-1) is the defending Flyweight Champion in the UFC and he is riding a seven-fight win streak in the UFC, including five title defenses. Horiguchi (15-1) is riding a nine-fight win streak and he is 4-0 in the UFC. The challenger has won by TKO with his striking in three of his last five while Johnson has two KO’s and one submission in his last four bouts.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Johnson is the overwhelming favorite in this fight, as he has odds of -950 to win, while Horiguchi has been given a money line of +575 to prevail. This fight will be the main event of UFC 186 this Saturday at 10PM ET. The event takes place from the Bell Centre in Montreal and will air live on PPV.
Johnson is one of the fastest fighters in all of MMA. At just 125 pounds, he moves very quickly and is able to create odd angles for striking and takedowns. He has yet to be challenged in this division, winning with ease in his title defenses. Horiguchi may be the most powerful striker Johnson has faced in this division, but the key will be him for to actually land on Johnson. He won’t have much time to react with his strikes.