Gaethje scores upset in UFC comeback card
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Justin Gaethje beat Tony Ferguson by 5th-round TKO in UFC 249 main event held in Jacksonville, Fla., without any fans.
Gaethje averaged closing as + 195 underdog at the Las Vegas books taking action via their mobile apps with a high of + 200 at South Point and William Hill. The Over 2.5 rounds cashed around + 120.
Favorites went 9-2. The only other winning underdog besides Gaethje was Aleksei Olenik (+ 250).
Anthony Pettis (-145), Greg Hardy (-220), Calvin Kattar (-230), Francis Ngannou (-245) and Henry Cejudo (-200) won as chalk, plus 4 others; Overs 8-3.
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