How to bet UFC 275? Expert picks for entire card featuring Glover Teixeira vs. Jiri Prochazka

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UFC 275 odds courtesy of Sports Interaction, Canada’s most trusted sportsbook.

At UFC 275 on June 11, two titles will be on the line. Glover Teixeira defends the UFC light heavyweight title against Jiri Prochazka, while Valentina Shevchenko defends the UFC flyweight title against Taila Santos. The fights will be taking place in Singapore Indoor Stadium. 

Outside of the title fights, the anticipated rematch between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Zhang Weili will also be happening. Can they put on a repeat performance from their classic in 2020? 

Other top fighters competing at UFC 275 are Manel Kape and Brendan Allen. 

Sporting News, with the help of Sports Interaction, takes a closer look at the entire UFC 275 card. Which fight stands out to you the most? 

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Glover Teixeira (c) vs. Jiri Prochazka for the UFC light heavyweight title

According to Sports Interaction, Teixeira is the +175 underdog while Prochazka is the -240 favorite. 

On the ground, Teixeira is one of the most dominant athletes in MMA. He averages 2.11 takedowns per minute and has a 39-percent takedown accuracy rate. In his past six bouts, Teixeira's landed nine takedowns. During his six-fight win streak, the 42-year-old has submitted four of his opponents. Against Blachowicz, he found his opening against the bigger opponent and managed to slither his way onto his back. 

Prochazka on his feet, however, is dangerous. 

In two fights in the octagon, Prochazka has landed 110 shots. The precision and quantity in which he lands those shots, with 7.19 significant strikes per minute, is otherwordly and dangerous. His body is made of stone, as seen by 25 of his 28 wins coming by way of some form of knockout. Just look back at his beatdown of former UFC light heavyweight title contender Dominick Reyes. 

Prochazka will also have a four-inch reach advantage over Teixeira, which may not bode well for the UFC veteran. Prochazka has proven he has what it takes to take down the UFC’s elite. Facing one of his biggest tasks to date, it doesn’t seem likely that he will falter under pressure.

Sporting News prediction: Prochazka via KO/TKO (Round 3) (-145) 

Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. Taila Santos for the UFC flyweight title 

Per Sports Interaction, Shevchenko is the massive -835 favorite, and Santos is the +520 underdog. 

"Bullet" is an unstoppable machine as a striker, landing 3.21 strikes per minute. In what may be a surprise to some, Santos has landed 3.71. Something to consider, however, is the volume of blows Shevchenko lands. She landed 98 shots compared to 11 against Lauren Murphy, 32 compared to 10 against Jessica Andrade, and 62 compared to 36 against Jennifer Maia. Shevchenko will break you down, dismantle you, and put you back together so she can do it again. 

Santos is heavy-handed and can shift her opponent's momentum to her advantage. Santos' boxing ability is unique in its own right. When she smells blood, she’ll go for the attack. Shevchenko, who rarely makes a mistake on her feet, will make it tough for Santos to accomplish that. 

One aspect of the fight that will be extremely interesting is on the ground. Santos has landed 11 takedowns in her past four bouts. She holds a takedown accuracy rate of 86 percent. Santos’ underhook and body lock positions have helped drag her opponent down and have often left them stuck. Since her second loss against Amanda Nunes, Shevchenko has landed 28 takedowns in eight fights.

While Santos is confident in her takedown ability, Shevchenko is on another level. Can Santos pull off the upset? It's possible, but are you willing to take that risk? It will be hard to convince anyone that Shevchenko won't be walking out the winner. 

Sporting News prediction: Shevchenko via TKO (round 2) (+110)

Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 (Strawweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Jedrzejczyk is the +140 underdog while Zhang is the -180 favorite. 

This is a rematch from their epic 2020 encounter where both combined for 351 significant strikes. Considered the "Fight of the Year" by a majority of MMA media, Zhang and Joanna went to war for five rounds. Years later, these two fight one more time, with relevancy in the strawweight division on the line. This is Joanna’s first fight back since that clash, while Zhang, like Joanna, has lost two in a row to Rose Namajunas.

Jedrzejczyk has a two-inch reach advantage. The volume of shots she lands, averaging 6.30 significant strikes per minute, is on another level. In her past five fights, she has landed 651 shots. Zhang lands 5.47 significant strikes per minute. She hit her previous five opponents 347 times. 

Joanna is motivated after losing to Zhang last time out. A key factor against Joanna will be the time away from the octagon. While she has been training hard this year at American Top Team, Joanna has not been active since 2020. Zhang, despite the losing streak, has been. That could very well favor her. As far as a winner is concerned, Joanna could upset the oddsmakers. How likely is that? The fight could very well go the distance. Zhang should once again walk out of the octagon the winner. Can they repeat the magic they had back when the world was somewhat normal? 

Sporting News prediction: Zhang via unanimous decision (+135)

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Rogerio Bontorin vs. Manel Kape (Flyweights) - **THIS FIGHT WAS RECENTLY NIXED DUE TO WEIGHT ISSUES ON THE SIDE OF BONTORIN**

Per Sports Interaction, Bontorin is the +195 underdog, and Kape is the -265 favorite. 

This is a make-or-break fight for Bontorin, who is 0-3 with one no-contest in his past four bouts. He won against Matt Schnell in 2021, but the fight was overturned after he tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide. Kape, a former RIZIN bantamweight champion, is on a two-fight win streak after going 0-2 to start his UFC career. 

Kape has averaged 4.69 significant strikes per minute and averages 0.77 takedowns. Bontorin lands 2.63 significant strikes. Kape is finally reaching the potential in the UFC everyone predicted he would have. The odds are in his favor for a reason, and it may very well be Bontorin who will be the sacrificial lamb for him. 

Sporting News prediction: Kape via KO/TKO 

Jack Della Maddalena vs. Ramazan Emeev (Welterweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Emeev is the +115 underdog while Maddalena is the -150 favorite. 

Maddalena is 2-0 in the UFC, landing 108 shots in his debut against Ange Loosa. Emmev is 5-2 in the UFC after a stint in M-1 where he was middleweight champion. On the ground, Emeev has the edge by averaging 2.29 takedowns per 15 minutes. He also has a three-inch reach advantage. 

Will age play a factor in the fight? Maddalena, born in 1996, is riding a winning streak, while Emeev, 35, is 2-2 in his past four. The UFC has high hopes for Maddalena, and his momentum may carry over to this fight. 

Sporting News prediction: Maddalena via split decision

Jacob Malkoun vs. Brendan Allen (Middleweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Allen is the -290 favorite while Malkoun is the +210 underdog. 

Both fighters are 26, but Allen has much more of an edge experience-wise. Allen is 18-5 and 7-2 in the UFC, while Malkoun is 6-1 and 2-1 with the promotion. Malkoun has impressed with 14 takedowns in two fights. 

While Allen hasn't landed as many takedowns in that period, his ability to slip in there and submit an opponent (10 wins via submission) is fascinating. Allen is an overall solid fighter on the ground and on the feet. It would be wise to listen to the oddsmakers and favor Allen. 

Sporting News prediction: Allen via submission

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Seung Woo Choi vs. Joshua Culibao (Featherweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Choi is the -255 favorite while Culibao is the +185 favorite. 

Culibao is 1-1-1 in the UFC since his days in Urban and HEX. Choi is 3-3 in the UFC and was deducted a point in his fight with Alex Caceres for using an illegal knee. Despite that, his stats favor his cause, as Choi lands 3.38 significant strikes per minute, while Culibao lands 2.92. 

Choi also has a small grappling advantage, with 0.88 average takedowns per 15 minutes and a 57-percent takedown accuracy. If he can manage to remain calm through the fight, Choi can leave the octagon with the win. 

Sporting News prediction: Choi via unanimous decision

Steve Garcia vs. Maheshate (Lightweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Garcia is the -170 favorite while Maheshate is the +130 underdog. 

Maheshate won his UFC debut in November via unanimous decision after landing 49 strikes. He landed 3.27 significant strikes per minute. Garcia is 2-1 in the UFC and lands 4.46 strikes per minute. He has also landed four takedowns in two fights. Garcia also has a four-inch reach advantage and is the more accurate striker (58 percent compared to 29 percent). 

While it is a small sample size, Garcia looks like the safer choice. It wouldn’t be wrong to choose Maheshate, but is it worth the risk? 

Sporting News prediction: Garcia via KO/TKO

Jake Matthews vs. Andre Fialho (Welterweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Matthews is the +125 underdog while Fialho is the -160 favorite. Matthews is 3-2 in his past five bouts, and Fialho is on a two-fight win streak. 

This will be Fialho's fourth octagon appearance in five months. He has an 88-percent finish rate thanks in part to 13 wins via knockout. Fialho lands 4.23 significant strikes per minute compared to 3.03 for Matthews. 

Matthews is the underdog for the first time after being the favorite in four straight bouts. With the power that Fialho has, it's not that surprising. It may not be an easy win for Fialho, and it could be a Fight of the Night candidate. 

Sporting News prediction: Fialho via KO/TKO

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Kang Kyung-ho vs. Danaa Batgerel (Bantamweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Kang is the +125 underdog, and Danaa is the -160 favorite. Kang is 6-3 with one no-contest while with the UFC. Batgerel is 3-2. 

Batgerel is a fast finisher, ending three fights in a row in the first round. He lands 5.66 significant strikes per minute. Kang lands 2.56. His takedown game (2.23 per 15 minutes) is important to factor into the fight. He landed seven during his three-fight win streak. Kang also has a three-inch reach advantage. 

Being an all-around fighter, it wouldn’t be that hard to see Kang getting the win.

Sporting News prediction: Kang via submission 

Liang Na vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez (Strawweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Juarez is the -170 favorite while Na Liang is the +130 underdog. 

Liang comes into this fight losing her UFC debut after winning her previous four bouts. Juarez is on a two-fight losing skid. The two have provided a small sample size in the octagon compared to what they can really do if given an opportunity. 

Liang has 19 wins in her career with 11 coming by way of submission. She landed three takedowns against Ariane Carnelossi in her last fight. Juarez has six wins via knockout and has been submitted twice in the octagon. Liang is the younger fighter and has a four-inch reach advantage. Based on the stats, it's easy to think that you can bet against the odds. Liang may very well play around with Juarez. 

Sporting News prediction: Liang via submission 

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Ramona Pascual vs. Joselyne Edwards (Featherweights)

Per Sports Interaction, Edwards is the -185 favorite while Pascual is the +145 underdog.

In just a short amount of time in the octagon, Edwards and Pascual have losing records. Edwards, a former UCC and KOTC Bantamweight champion, beat Wu Yanan in her UFC debut but has since lost to Karol Rosa and Jessica-Rose Clark. She has been taken down 10 times during those three fights and has landed 156 combined strikes. Pascual took down Josiane Nunes three times in her UFC debut and landed 52 shots in a loss. 

With Edwards being a volume striker and a solid grappler, we can see her taking home the win as long as she avoids the takedown game of Pascual.

Sporting News prediction: Edwards via unanimous decision

What time does UFC 275 start today?

  • Date: Saturday, June 11
  • FIGHT PASS Prelims: 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Prelims: 8 p.m. ET 
  • Main card: 10 p.m. ET
  • Main event: 12:15 a.m. ET (approximately)

UFC 275 takes place on June 11. The FIGHT PASS prelims take place at 6:30 p.m. ET, while the prelims begin at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN+. The main card begins on ESPN+ PPV at 10 p.m. ET, and the main event should begin around 12:15 a.m. ET, depending on how long the undercard fights last. 

How to watch UFC 275: Teixeira vs. Prochazka

  • TV channels: ESPN+, ESPN Deportes
  • Live stream: ESPN+

The main card for UFC 275 is available in the U.S. and Mexico on the ESPN+ subscription streaming service for a pay-per-view cost.

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Earlier fights are viewable live on ESPN+, the WatchESPN app, and, for the early prelims, on UFC Fight Pass.

In Canada, the main card pay-per-view is available on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.

In the United Kingdom, the main card will be available on BT Sport 1, with the prelims available on UFC Fight Pass. 

In Australia, the main card will be on Main Event, Kayo Sports, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass.

Glover Teixeira vs. Jiri Prochazka price: How much does UFC 275 cost?

  • $74.99 (current ESPN+ subscribers)
  • $99.98 (new subscribers)

In the U.S., the UFC 275 main card is available via pay-per-view on ESPN+, which also requires a subscription. The PPV price for UFC 275 is $74.99 for current subscribers. New subscribers can pay a bundle price of $99.98 for the UFC 275 pay-per-view and an ESPN+ annual subscription, which offers savings of over 30 percent.

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UFC 275 fight card

Main card

  • Glover Teixeira (c) vs. Jiri Prochazka for the UFC light heavyweight title
  • Valentina Shevchenko (c) vs. Taila Santos for the UFC flyweight title
  • Zhang Weili vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2; Strawweights
  • Andre Fialho vs. Jake Matthews; Welterweights
  • Jack Della Maddalena vs. Ramazan Emeev; Welterweights 

Prelims

  • Brendan Allen vs. Jacob Malkoun; Middleweights 
  • Choi Seung-Woo vs. Joshua Culibao; Featherweights 
  • Maheshate vs. Steve Garcia; Featherweights

FIGHT PASS prelims 

  • Kang Kyung-ho vs. Danaa Batgerel; Bantamweights
  • Liang Na vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez; Strawweights 
  • Ramona Pascual vs. Joselyne Edwards; Bantamweights

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Daniel Yanofsky is a combat sports editor at The Sporting News.