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Updated UFC 256 betting odds: Deiveson Figueiredo an even bigger favorite over Brandon Moreno

Updated UFC 256 betting odds: Deiveson Figueiredo an even bigger favorite over Brandon Moreno

Deiveson Figueiredo celebrates following his TKO victory over Joseph Benavidez at UFC Norfolk

Deiveson Figueiredo is expected to defend his flyweight title against Brandon Moreno.

Figueiredo and Moreno will both have a quick turnaround as they collide in the UFC 256 headliner on Saturday night for the 125-pound strap.

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When the fight was first announced, Figueiredo — coming off a first-round submission victory over Alex Perez at UFC 255 — opened as a -275 favorite.

Moreno — coming off a first-round TKO win over Brandon Royval, meanwhile — was a +235 underdog.

And it appears there is more confidence as well as money on Figueiredo with the event approaching as “Deus da Guerra” is now closing in the range of -305 to -410 while Moreno ranges from a +245 to +285 underdog.

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That means you would have to bet $305 to win $100 on Figueiredo while a $100 stake on “The Assassin Baby” would earn you a profit of as much as $285.

It’s certainly good value if you’re predicting an upset for Moreno.

Here are the opening odds for the pair’s last five fights:

Deiveson Figueiredo last five fights

  • vs. Alex Perez (W): -210
  • vs. Joseph Benavidez (W): -150
  • vs. Joseph Benavidez (W): +135
  • vs. Tim Elliot (W): -210
  • vs. Alexandre Pantoja (W): -105

Brandon Moreno last five fights

  • vs. Brandon Royval (W): -213
  • vs. Jussier Formiga (W): +145
  • vs. Kai Kara-France (W): +100
  • vs. Askar Askarov (D): +135
  • vs. Maikel Perez (W): -322
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