Australian fighter Ben Alloway has opened up on sportsbet.com.au as an underdog ahead of his UFC on Fuel TV 9 match-up against American Ryan Laflare scheduled for this Saturday. The two are set to face-off on the preliminary portion of the card scheduled to happen at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
Currently, the former TUF Smashes contestant is paying 2.55 while his American opponent is at 1.47.
Internationally, it is reported that on the 5Dimes Sportsbook Alloway and Laflare actually opened up even at -120 (1.83) however the early money has come in on the undefeated Laflare who is now -180 (1.55) on that sportsbook. Alloway has moved to 2.50.
Alloway is coming off a devastating knockout of fellow Aussie fighter Manuel Rodriguez on the UFC on FX 6 event. Alloway landed an nicely timed front-kick that ended the contest in the first round. With the win, Alloway earned himself another opportunity to fight in the UFC after originally being ousted of The Ultimate Fighter: Australia vs U.K reality show by Bradley Scott. Laflare will be making his debut in the Octagon and brings an undefeated 7-0 record, with all wins coming via stoppages. It will be the first time fighting outside of New Jersey for the former lacrosse player.
Check out the full current Sportsbet.com.au odds for the UFC on Fuel TV 9 event after the jump.
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