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Fedor Emelianenko Opens as +325 Underdog Against Ryan Bader

October 21, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Bovada has opened betting lines for the upcoming Bellator heavyweight tournament final set between Ryan Bader and former Pride FC heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko currently sits as the betting underog at +325.

Bader opened with a line as a -450 favorite for the bout. Emelianenko beat down Chael Sonnen at Bellator 208 to secure a spot in the finals. Meanwhile, Bader defeated Matt Mitrione in their semifinal bout at Bellator 207 to secure his slot.

Bader will face Emelianenko for the finals of the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix. The winner will also take home Bellator’s vacant heavyweight title at an upcoming Bellator MMA event. The event is set for January 26 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The event will air on the Paramount Network and stream on DAZN.