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In just a few short days, the sports (betting) world will express a sigh of partial relief, as we finally get a live major sporting event to put action down on for the first time in months. Despite all odds, Dana White and company have found a way to pull off an event before any of the other major sports, and sportsbooks are offering a plethora of opportunities to get down.
As one of the best sportsbooks in the business usually does, DraftKings Sportsbook has arrived just in time this week with a great promotion to stack your bankroll for a long summer of betting on UFC and Korean baseball. For this weekend’s UFC 249 only, DraftKings is offering a profit boost of 20% to any bet in the UFC 249 market*. To apply the boost, you must select it from your bet slip BEFORE you place your bet. This promotion even includes live bets and parlays!
*Max $50 bet — max $250 additional winnings
Tony Ferguson (25-3-0) vs. Justin Gaethje (21-2-0)
Two of the very best in the lightweight division will square off at UFC 249 in the main event. Tony Ferguson looks to continue his ascension up the ranks, hoping to bounce back from a knee injury that hampered his most recent title quest. For Gaethje, this would be the biggest victory of his career, as he would play spoiler for an eventual Ferguson fight with either Khabib or Conor McGregor. Ferguson comes into this fight as the heavy favorite, but he has yet to face an opponent of Gaethje’s caliber since returning from injury.