Last Updated on August 6, 2021


The first full weekend in August 2021 is a terrific betting card for UFC bettors, with the main event focused around Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane. The card has over a dozen total fights scheduled, and with it being a numbered pay-per-view card, it makes for an awesome betting weekend full of promotions.

DraftKings Sportsbook has created a promotion-focused around this event, where you can turn $1 into $100 at DrafKings if a single fighter lands a punch in the main event. Let’s take a look at this promotion, how to take advantage, our betting picks for UFC 265, odds, and more.




DraftKings UFC 265 Promo – Bet $1, Win $100 on Lewis vs. Gane

While UFC 265 may not live up to the level of expectations of UFC 264, it will be a more popular betting card for sure given the number of close fights in terms of odds. At DraftKings Sportsbook, you can turn $1 into $100 with ease for this event. All you have to do is wager on the main event and if one punch is landed, your $1 bet becomes $100 in site credits.

Let’s take a look at exactly how to take full advantage of this promotion, so you can grow your bankroll quickly.



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How to get $100 at DraftKings Sportsbook for UFC 265

Everyone likes bonus money. How does a “free” $100 sound in DraftKings Sportsbook credit? While it may sound too good to be true, it’s not. All you have to do is bet on this weekend’s UFC 265 main event, watch a single punch land and you’ll turn $1 into $100. Here is how:

  • Sign up at DraftKings Sportsbook.
  • Deposit at least $5 to fund your DraftKings account.
  • Place a bet of at least $1 on either Derrick Lewis or Ciryl Gane to win in UFC 265.
  • That’s it! Enjoy the fight and look forward to your $100.

There are some rules and notes following this promotion:

  • Once either fighter lands a punch, your $100 in free bets will be credited.
  • $100 in free bets is paid out in four (4) $25 free bet increments.
  • Free bets are valid for seven days.
  • One bet is available per user.
  • One account per user.
  • First-time depositors at DraftKings, only.

In order to be eligible for this promotion, you must be 21 years of age or older and located in one of the following states: CO, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, or WV. You must sign up for a DraftKings account and be a first-time depositor.


Lewis vs. Gane Betting Odds

Once you are ready to bet on UFC 265, you have to select one fighter or the other for this promotion. Thankfully, there is a very easy choice for the main event. Here is a look at the odds for UFC 265’s main event of the evening in Derrick Lewis vs. Ciyrl Gane.

Fighter Moneyline
Derrick Lewis +260
Ciryl Gane -335

For the bet $1, win $100 promotion at DraftKings, you must wager on either fighter to win the main event. Given that Gane is a massive -335 favorite, it makes it a very easy choice in terms of who is favored. Think of it this way, you can bet $1 on a -335 favorite and return +10000 odds if he wins. Even if Lewis pulls off an upset, you will still get your $100 in bonuses from DraftKings Sportsbook.



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Bet on UFC 265 Props 

Traditional betting markets are still very popular, but they are not the only markets available at DraftKings Sportsbook. For the main event at UFC 265, there are a variety of prop betting markets available for bettors who like to take a deeper look into the fight. Here is a look at those prop markets available for Lewis vs. Gane.

  • Total Round Odds
  • To Go The Distance
  • To Win by Knockout, Submission, or DQ
  • Winning Method Props
  • Win by Decision Props
  • Round Props
  • Method + Round Props
  • Method + Fighter + Round Props
  • Round Rage Betting
  • Fight to End in First Minute Props

Looking for more UFC 265 betting props? Check out the full card and every prop available at DraftKings Sportsbook.



UFC 265 Betting Picks

With Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane headlining UFC 265, it is expected to be quite the fun card for UFC bettors. That is not the only fight on the card though, as there are many fights to choose from as a bettor. Here are our betting picks for this weekend’s card, including Lewis vs. Gane.

  • Jose Aldo (-140)
  • Ed Herman (+195)
  • Tecia Torres (-135)
  • Michael Chiesa (+105)
  • Derrick Lewis (+290)



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Betting UFC 265 Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bet on UFC 265?

Yes. In legal sports betting states, you can wager on UFC 265 including on Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Gane.

Who is Derrick Lewis fighting in UFC 265?

Lewis is fighting against Ciryl Gane at UFC 265.

When is UFC 265?

UFC 264 is taking place on Saturday August 7th, 2021.

Is Derrick Lewis favored at UFC 265?

No. Ciryl Gane is the heavy favorite over Derrick Lewis.

Action Rush Staff