UFC 299 Odds: Prop Bets For Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint-Denis

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UFC 299 goes down in Miami this Saturday. In the co-main event, former UFC interim champion Dustin Poirier faces Benoit Saint-Denis in a high-stakes lightweight bout. The up-and-comer Saint-Denis is the favorite at , while the more experienced Poirier is the underdog at .

Top UFC sportsbooks have released full betting odds for UFC 299, along with prop bet options. Below, we’ll take a look at the best prop bet odds for the UFC 299 co-main event.

UFC 299 co-main event prop bet odds

Method of victory props

Poirier (29-8) is coming off a knockout loss to Justin Gaethje last summer and here finds himself an underdog for the first time in several bouts. He’s fought nothing but top opponents in recent years, and while he’s been finished in two of his last three, those came against two of the best and most dangerous lightweights in the UFC. One interesting fact about Poirier is that, win or lose, he’s been the distance just twice in his last 11 fights. He won the judges’ decision in both those, while notching four TKO/KO wins and two submission victories in the same span.

Saint-Denis (13-1) is less of a known quantity, especially against top competition. He lost a decision in his UFC debut in 2021 but has been perfect ever since, finishing five straight opponents to arrive at this matchup. Still, he hasn’t faced anyone with Poirier’s experience or fighting pedigree. He’s faced mostly lower- or mid-tier UFC competition, but he’s looked stellar ever since the loss in his debut. At 28, he’s seven years younger than Poirier. While Saint-Denis began his career as a submissions specialist, he’s won three of his last five via TKO/KO.

Round props

Poirier has a wealth of experience in five-round fights, but he hasn’t been past the third round since his decision win over Dan Hooker in 2020. With the exception of his second win over Conor McGregor, which came at the end of the first round after McGregor suffered an injury, the bulk of Poirier’s recent bouts have ended in the second or third round. Poirier is resilient enough that he very rarely loses in the first round, but he’s also strategic and careful enough that he doesn’t typically go for the finish until after he’s had some time to settle into the fight.

Saint-Denis has been blazing through his recent opponents and hasn’t gone past the second round in any of his UFC wins. He’s only seen the third round twice in his entire career, with seven of his 13 professional wins coming in the first round. Again, those were all against opponents who were far less seasoned than Poirier. Saint-Denis has a reputation for being a fast-starter, however, with a high-paced, constant-pressure style meant to put opponents on the back foot right away.

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