Who Will Win Between Pettis and Alvarez?

Published on December 28th, 2015 12:49 pm EST

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The co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs Cruz will see Anthony "Showtime" Pettis do battle against Eddie Alvarez. A few years ago, this would have been a dream match-up between two of the Lightweight division's top fighters. While both have fallen off in recent years, this is still a compelling battle between two of the division's most exciting fighters.

Who you got in this fight? The favorite heading into this contest is Anthony Pettis, who is currently listed at -310 to win, while Eddie Alvarez is the underdog, as they are currently listed at +240 to win. Are you going with the majority of the betting public, or do you feel like you have an edge by taking the underdog Eddie Alvarez to win?

Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez will be fighting it out in the Lightweight weight class.

Anthony Pettis (-310), 18-3-0

Nickname: "Showtime"
Weight: 155 lbs
Height: 5' 10"
Association: Roufusport
Birth Date: 1987-01-27
Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Win %: 85.71%
Knockout %: 42.86%
Submission %: 33.33%

vs Rafael dos Anjos @ UFC 185 (March 14, 2015)
Result: Loss - Decision (unanimous), Round 5, 5:00

vs Gilbert Melendez @ UFC 181 (December 6, 2014)
Result: Win - Submission (guillotine choke), Round 2, 1:53

vs Benson Henderson @ UFC 164 (August 31, 2013)
Result: Win - Submission (armbar), Round 1, 4:31

vs Donald Cerrone @ UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Dodson (January 26, 2013)
Result: Win - TKO (body kick & punches), Round 1, 2:35

vs Joe Lauzon @ UFC 144 (February 26, 2012)
Result: Win - KO (head kick & punches), Round 1, 1:21

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Eddie Alvarez (+240), 26-4-0

Weight: 155 lbs
Height: 5' 9"
Birth Date: 1984-01-11
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Win %: 86.67%
Knockout %: 46.67%
Submission %: 23.33%

Recent Fights

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vs Gilbert Melendez @ UFC 188 (June 13, 2015)
Result: Win - Decision (split), Round 3, 5:00

vs Donald Cerrone @ UFC 178 (September 27, 2014)
Result: Loss - Decision (unanimous), Round 3, 5:00

vs Michael Chandler @ Bellator 106 (November 2, 2013)
Result: Win - Decision (split), Round 5, 5:00

vs Patricky Freire @ Bellator 76 (October 12, 2012)
Result: Win - KO (head kick & punches), Round 1, 4:54

vs Shinya Aoki @ Bellator 66 (April 20, 2012)
Result: Win - TKO (punches), Round 1, 2:14

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Anthony Pettis -310 | 1.32 | 1/3
Eddie Alvarez +240 | 3.4 | 12/5

Anthony Pettis has a 75.76% chance of winning
Eddie Alvarez has a 29.41% chance of winning

A successful $100 wager on Anthony Pettis would yield a total profit of $32
A successful $100 wager on Eddie Alvarez would yield a total profit of $240


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