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How the public is betting Junior Dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Junior Dos Santos faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik in a heavyweight bout at UFC 252 from Las Vegas on August 15th. We break down how the betting public is picking the fight.

Junior Dos Santos of Brazil and Jairzinho Rozenstruik of Suriname face off during the UFC 252 weigh-in at UFC APEX on August 14, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

The other main card heavyweight bout at UFC 252 pairs a former division champion against an up-and-comer off his first loss as Junior dos Santos faces Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 252 Saturday night in Las Vegas live on pay-per-view via ESPN+.

The former heavyweight champion Dos Santos is 21-7, 15-6 in the UFC, Now ranked #5 in the division, the heavy-handed Brazilian has 15 knockouts and a submission on his resume. Averaging 4.66 significant strikes per minute in the octagon, he has dropped his last two fights to #2 Francis Ngannou and #3 Curtis Blaydes.

Rozenstruik is 10-1, falling for the first time in his last outing against Ngannou in May at UFC 249. Suriname’s “Bigi Boy” got his biggest KO win over legend Alistair Overeem with just four seconds remaining in the fight. He’s a standup fighter too, averaging 3.84 strikes per minute, and has yet to even attempt a takedown in five UFC fights.

Betting splits

Here are the betting splits at DraftKings Sportsbook for Junior Dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 252 on August 15th:

Junior Dos Santos: -136 (42% of action, 49% of bets)
Jairzinho Rozenstruik: +108, (58% of action, 51% of bets)

Winning method splits

Here are the splits for the method of victory at DraftKings Sportsbook for Junior Dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 251 on August 15th:

Dos Santos vs. Rozenstruik Winning Method

Fights Odds % Handle % Bets
Fights Odds % Handle % Bets
Junior Dos Santos By KO, TKO or DQ +333 51% 23%
Junior Dos Santos By Decision +333 22% 19%
Jairzinho Rozenstruik By KO, TKO or DQ -110 14% 48%
Junior Dos Santos By Submission +1000 7% 4%
Jairzinho Rozenstruik By Decision +750 5% 5%
Jairzinho Rozenstruik By Submission +2500 1% 1%

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