UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane takes place this Saturday, Aug. 7 in Houston. Operators have rolled out some UFC 265 sportsbook promos to give bettors a higher chance of profiting from their wagers.
Editor’s Note: Listen to TheLines Podcast Episode 177 for a full betting breakdown and picks for UFC 265
DraftKings UFC 265 Promos
Promo For All Users: Two 50% profit boosts on UFC 265 live bets
Chance of cashing: Depends on market
How it works: Opt in, then be logged in to DK Sportsbook and select the boost before you place a live bet during UFC 265. Get a 50% boost on your profit up to $100 additional winnings.
The fine print: Open to all users who opt in. Can’t be combined with free bets or other odds boosts.
Promo For New Users: Bet $1 to win $100 if either Gane or Lewis lands a punch
Chance of cashing: 99%, since heavyweights aren’t known for opening-second, flying-knee KOs
How it works: Bet $1 on either fighter to win prior to Main Event start. As long as someone lands a punch, receive four free bet tokens worth $25 apiece.
The fine print: Open to first-time depositors only who put at least $5 into their account between Aug. 2-7. Free bets good for up to seven days.
FanDuel UFC 265 Promo
Promo For All Users: Up to a $25 refund if a 5+ leg parlay loses by one leg
Chance of cashing: Depends on parlay
How it works: FanDuel Sportsbook offers a refund for users who have a near miss — only one leg loses — on a parlay of at least five legs with up to $25 risked. The final parlay price must be at least +200 and the individual legs must be -200 or longer. For example, a bet on Gane at wouldn’t qualify, but one on Lewis at would. If you have big dreams of a huge payout on a bunch of underdogs, this may be the UFC 265 betting promo for you.
The fine print: Open to all users who hit the opt-in button on the app. Only one parlay leg allowed per fight. Refunds paid out in site credit.
PointsBet UFC 265 Promo
Promo For All Users: Odds boost from +132 to +150 on Aldo/Gane parlay
Chance of cashing: ~43%
How it works: PointsBet is also offering a parlay promo, but theirs is a more straightforward odds boost. Gane (-375 on PointsBet) and Jose Aldo (-120) rate as favorites in the two biggest fights of the night. Instead of a payout of +132, PointsBet will give bettors +150 on a parlay of these two favorites.
The fine print: Open to eligible users in eligible states. Max bet of $100 ($150 profit).
Unibet UFC 265 Promo
Promo For All Users: $10 cash refunds ($5 in New Jersey) for every KO on the UFC 265 Main Card
Chance of cashing: ~90% chance of at least one KO happening
How it works: A unique promotion from Unibet Sportsbook, UFC bettors who place a $50 wager on either Lewis or Gane will get $10 back ($5 in New Jersey) for every KO that occurs on the Main Card. The Main Card includes five fights, so a max of $50 ($25 in New Jersey) could be refunded.
The fine print: Bets must be place between Aug. 5 and start of Main Card. Applies only to first $50 money line wager, cash only (no free or bonus bets). Only fights graded as KO, not TKO, apply. Read here for more on the distinction.
Keep an eye out for more UFC 265 sportsbook promos in your apps as fight night approaches.