UFC Vegas 50 Parlay Betting Picks | The Weekly Punching Parlay

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to the Apex Center in Las Vegas for a highly anticipated Fight Night event. Let’s waste no time because the betting odds are now available for us to delve into some parlay UFC picks for UFC Vegas 50.

Tafon Nchukwi vs. Azamat Murzakanov

UFC Light Heavyweight Preliminary Card Bout

Saturday, March 12, 2022 – 04:10 PM EST at UFC Apex

Betting Pick Analysis

Despite starting his amateur career just five years ago, Cameroon's Tafon Nchukwi (6-1-0) has enjoyed life as a mixed martial artist with success. Since turning pro, Nchukwi has gained a 6-1 record with 3 of his winning bouts claimed under the UFC banner.

The four knockout victories the Cameroonian has achieved shouldn't cause you to overlook his base skillset of wrestling, a discipline he initially trained in during his schooling years. Azamat Murzakanov (10-0-0) is an undefeated prospect set to make his UFC debut this Saturday in Vegas.

Murzakanov, 32, has been competing as a professional mixed martial artist for over a decade. To gauge an understanding of his skill level, he finished Andre Muniz on the Russian regional MMA circuit – a Brazilian fighter who's currently 4-0 in the UFC middleweight division and has notably remained undefeated since losing to Murzakanov.

UFC Vegas 50 Parlay Prediction

After watching Murzakanov effortlessly knock out a bright prospect in Mattheus Scheffel on Dana White Contender Series, I have a feeling that has often reoccurred in the world of MMA. A feeling that tells me another Russian is about to take the UFC by storm and make the rest of the globe look weak in comparison.

Standing at 5 foot 10 inches tall whilst competing in the light heavyweight division isn't the most desirable of physical attributes. Still, Murzakanov's footwork and understanding of range have allowed him to deliver countless punishing blows versus significantly larger opponents.

The available UFC odds with Bookmakers Review aren't recognizing the true potential of Murzakanov just yet, gifting us with a -175 price tag – which I expect the public will drive higher before fight night. Not to discredit the brute strength and success of Nchukwi thus far, but I don't believe he owns the experience or fight knowledge to contend with the undefeated Russian.

UFC Parlay Prediction: Murzakanov to win (-175) with BetOnline

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Thiago Santos

UFC Light Heavyweight Bout

Saturday, March 12, 2022- 09:15 PM EST at UFC Apex

Betting Pick Analysis

Thiago Santos (22-9-0) is an undisputed OG of the sport, having competed at the highest level of MMA across the past 9 years throughout multiple weight classes.

Most known for his vicious striking arsenal and a moment in history where he came extremely close to handing Jon Jones a career loss, Santos isn't one to be undermined when he steps into the octagon.

Magomed Ankalaev (16-1-1) has risen through the UFC rankings joining his fellow countryman in the Russian MMA invasion that has swept the sport across the previous 5 years. A completely well-rounded skillset has positioned Ankalaev within reach of a title opportunity as he enters this Saturday's main event on a 7-fight win streak.

UFC Vegas 50 Parlay Prediction

Santos is as dangerous as they come, but as the longevity of the Brazilian wears down, so does the potential of him succeeding against the top-10 light heavyweights in the world. The available UFC odds with Bookmakers Review favor Ankalaev significantly, and it's difficult to blame them.

The 29-year-old Russian is just getting started, and we are unquestionably looking at a future title contender. From his effortless grappling offense to a kickboxing output that's finished 8 opponents inside the distance, the speed and his fight IQ are just the icings on the cake, and Santos won't be invited to the party.

UFC Parlay Prediction: Ankalaev to win (-550) with BetOnline

UFC Vegas 50 Punching Parlay

  • Murzakanov to win (-175)
  • Ankalaev to win (-550)

Parlay Odds: Two-legged Parlay (-118) [1.85] with BetOnline (visit our BetOnline Review)

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UFC Vegas 50 Main Card Odds

Thiago Santos vs. Magomed Ankalaev [UFC Light Heavyweight main event bout]

Marlon Moraes vs. Song Yadong [UFC Bantamweight co-main event bout]

Alex Caceres vs. Sodiq Yusuff [UFC Featherweight bout]

Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Karl Roberson [UFC Light Heavyweight bout]

Drew Dober vs. Terrance McKinney [UFC Lightweight bout]