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All bets on McGregor ahead of Diaz fight say bookies

| 24.02.2016
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Bookmaker Coral.ie has reported a rush of bets on Conor McGregor beating Californian fighter Nate Diaz on March 5th, after he was announced as Rafael dos Anjos’s replacement. The firm make McGregor the clear favourite at 1-4 to win the fight, while Diaz is friendless in the betting to cause an upset at 3-1.

Coral.ie has revealed that since the new fight betting opened, over 90% of bets are in favour of The Notorious winning by KO which has been chalked up at 1-2. It’s 8-1 that he wins on points and 1-2 that the total number of rounds is under 2.5.

“Betting interest in UFC has soared since the emergence of Conor McGregor and although Rafael dos Anjos pulled out, punters are still queuing up to place their bets on the new bout. Judging by the money, punters are convinced that McGregor will make very short work of his opponent on March 5th,” said Coral.ie spokesperson, Nicola McGeady.

**Fight Betting

1-4 Conor McGregor , 3-1 Nate Diaz

**Total Rounds

1-2 Under 2.5

6-4 Over 2.5

**Method of victory

1-2 McGregor by KO

8-1 McGregor on points

18-1 McGregor by submission

9-1  Diaz by KO

6-1Diaz on points

7-1 Diaz by submission

50-1 Draw

ENDS

 

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Nicola McGeady

Nicola joined the PR team in January 2013 from Boylesports. Moving across the water from Ireland, she has taken on the role of PR Manager, dealing with all aspects of media activity, as well as taking on the responsibility of a number of the firm's key
partnerships such as At The Races and RUK. Nicola has been in the bookmaking industry for over six years,with a wide range of experience in radio and TV broadcasting, but you can also check out Nicola's lastest blog posts right here at the Coral news site. Like many of her Irish compatriots, Nicola is a huge Manchester United fan, and when not working, she can be found on a tennis court or enjoying the London social
scene.