- Mayra Bueno Silva has opened as the slight betting favorite Against Stephanie Egger.
- Silva hit the opening betting boards at -130 odds while Egger came back at a +110 price when the lines first opened.
- Silva and Egger are scheduled to fight in the undercard of UFC Vegas 59 on August 6th at the UFC Apex.
Sportsbooks are picking Mayra Bueno Silva to beat Stephanie Egger at UFC Vegas 59 on August 6th.
The betting odds are however close, as Silva is just a slight -130 favorite against Egger who opened at +110 odds:
UFC on ESPN: Santos vs. Hill:
Mayra Bueno Silva (-130)
Stephanie Egger (+110)https://t.co/brIHhmmF8R
— BestFightOdds (@BestFightOdds) July 18, 2022
UFC Vegas 59 will be headlined by the light heavyweight showdown between Jamahal Hill and Johnny Walker. The bout between Silva and Egger will be the co-featured bout of the prelims.
Mayra Bueno Silva Picks Up UD Win Over Wu Yanan
— MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) April 17, 2022
Silva is coming off a unanimous decision win over Wu Yanan at UFC Vegas 51 last April 16th. The victory ended a two-bout winless streak for the Brazilian who figured in a majority draw with Montana De La Rosa in February 2021 and dropped a unanimous decision to Manon Fiorot eight months later at UFC Vegas 40.
The 30-year-old from Minas Gerais, Brazil is a former Batalha MMA women’s bantamweight champion who earned her UFC contract with a technical submission win over Mayana Souza at the Contender Series Brazil 1 program. Silva won two out of her first three UFC bouts before her two losses in 2021. Overall, she has a record of 8-2 with one knockout and five submission victories.
This will mark the sixth time in seven UFC bouts where Silva has opened as the betting favorite. She opened at -200 odds and closed at -145 during her UFC Fight Night 170 loss to Maryna Moroz in 2020. Silva was a sizable +280 betting underdog during her defeat to Fiorot. Overall, she has a record of 8-2 with one knockout and five submission wins.
Stephanie Egger Taps Jessica-Rose Clark
#UFCVegas48 video: Stephanie Egger taps Jessica-Rose Clark with slick armbar https://t.co/cX7xaPzpgE
— MMA Junkie (@MMAJunkie) February 19, 2022
Meanwhile, Stephanie Egger picked up her second consecutive triumph inside the UFC Octagon when she tapped Jessica-Rose Clark in a Performance of the Night-winning effort at UFC Vegas 48 last February 19th. Prior to that, Egger recorded a second-round TKO win over Shanna Young at UFC Vegas 38 on October 2, 2021.
The 33-year-old from St. Gallen, Switzerland is a former European ADCC grappling champion and European U23 judo gold medalist. Egger fought under Rizin, Invicta FC, and Buddy MMA Clash before joining the UFC in 2020. She lost to Tracy Cortez in her UFC debut before winning her last two bouts. Egger has a record of 7-2 with three knockouts and three submission wins.
Egger has opened as the betting underdog in a fourth consecutive UFC bout. She, however, has closed as the odds-on favorite once, at -164 when she fought and beat Young. Her opening odds against Silva are the shortest plus money odds in her UFC career.