The oddsmakers have lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos a slight -130 favourite over featherweight champion Conor McGregor -100 for their headlining bout at UFC 197.
It was announced yesterday by Jeremy Botter of Bleacher Report that Conor McGregor is moving up a weight-class to take on current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197.
UFC 197 will be held on March 5, 2016 at a venue TBA in Las Vegas.
McGregor (19-2 MMA) who won the UFC featherweight title from Jose Aldo via 13-second knockout at UFC 194 last month, stated his desire to be a two-division champion.
Dos Anjos (25-7 MMA) most recently defended his lightweight title for the first time via first-round TKO against Donald Cerrone at UFC on FOX 17 in December. Who do you think should be favourite? Leave a message in the comment section below.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring Desmond Green & Matteo Urella.