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UFC 303 McGregor vs Chandler Betting Odds & Predictions

14 Jun 2024
Leon Travers 14 Jun 2024
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  • McGregor is set to fight for the first time since his 2021 loss to Dustin Poirier
  • Chandler’s last fight was also against Poirier, which he lost by submission (RNC) in the third round
  • Speculation persists as to whether the fight will go ahead since the cancellation of the first press conference that was scheduled for Dublin.
  • Why UFC bettors have made their sportsbook of choice
  • The Notorious Returns, Or Does He?
  • McGregor vs Chandler Betting Odds
  • UFC 303 Predictions
  • Bet on the UFC at Stake
  • UFC 303 - FAQs
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The scheduled fight between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler is off. check this UFC 303 betting odds - Pereira v Prochazka run down for the best bets on the new main event.

The Notorious Returns, Or Does He?

Before looking at the Conor McGregor - Michael Chandler betting odds, let’s address the elephant in the room. That is, will this fight actually happen, or is it going to fall through?

The anticipation was building until the UFC suddenly had to cancel the Dublin press conference scheduled for Monday, June 3. Around the same time, a video emerged of McGregor out clubbing, which may or may not have been a factor in the cancellation.

As rumors swirled that the UFC 303 main event was in jeopardy, McGregor took to X to apologize to his fans, while declaring, “I can’t wait to put on the greatest all-time show in the Octagon.

A few days later, Mike Chandler confirmed the fight is still on. Since calling off the press conference, the UFC has been extremely quiet. As a long-term fan, the silence is a little worrying. 

That said, Dana White already bragged that ticket sales for the live gate had passed $20 million. Should McGregor pull out, it would create a huge mess. Therefore, the silence could be the UFC treading eggshells and keeping its fingers crossed that the card doesn’t fall apart.

McGregor vs Chandler Betting Odds

UFC 303 is three weeks away, and at the time of writing, has Michael Chandler as the slight favorite. Stake is offering 1.87 on Chandler against 1.94 for McGregor. 

Although neither fighter is above evens, Stake will offer double winnings promotions on UFC 303. This is usually for an early finish, which is highly likely with these two heavy hitters.

UFC betting odds

Winning Method

If you think this fight is unlikely to go the distance, there is better value in the Winning Method market. 
Based on their fighting styles, I’m swayed towards a KO for the winning method. However, when checking the latest odds, there is more value in the Winning Method (Double Chance) market, as you can see from the odds below.

ufc 303 betting odds

Winner & Exact Round

For bettors willing to take a little more risk, some exciting bets are available in the Winner & Exact Round market. For instance, McGregor winning in round two is 6.80 or 12.00 in round three. Alternatively, you can get 7.20 on Iron Michael winning in the second.

UFC early betting odds

UFC 303 Predictions

Given the many variables for the main event, it’s difficult to base UFC 303 predictions on anything other than a gut feeling.

Conor McGregor is not the same fighter who won the Featherweight and Lightweight Championships. That was a long time ago, and a lot has happened (mainly outside of the octagon) since then.

As for Chandler, he seems to fall short when facing the best in the UFC. It’s difficult to see him challenging for a strap, which is probably why he hasn’t stepped foot in the octagon for two years. Will the wait for McGregor finally pay off?

This fight is a welterweight (170lbs). I expect both men to be packing extra muscle. From the photos of Conor, he looks jacked up compared to how he used to be. Considering that, I can see the two fighters emptying their gas tanks early. 

My prediction is a second finish, but it could go to either man. 

Bet on the UFC at Stake

Stake has a heavy interest in the UFC. It is the official betting partner for UFC Latin America and it sponsors multiple fighters. These are some of the reasons why enthusiastic UFC bettors choose Stake:

  • New sign-ups using the Stake promo code HUGE can claim a generous 200% welcome bonus
  • There are exclusive betting promotions, such as early finish and double winnings, for all UFC events, including Fight Nights
  • Good market depth means there are more betting opportunities on each fight
  • Live streaming in selected countries on PPV events
  • Competitive odds

UFC 303 - FAQs

When and where is UFC 303 taking place?

UFC 303: McGregor vs. Chandler is set to take place on June 29, 2024 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Who is the favorite to win the Chandler v McGregor fight?

Early odds have Michael Chandler as the favorite to beat Conor McGregor.

Where can I watch UFC 303?

UFC 303 is a Pay-Per-View event in the United States. You can order it through UFC Fight Pass or watch on Starzplay. For non-US viewers, has live streaming of this event.