Vitor Belfort Big Favorite Over Wanderlei Silva

Written by Tom Ngo
March 18th, 2012

UFC Middleweight Vitor Belfort

Vitor Belfort (Pictured) and Wanderlei Silva are currently serving as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil,” but that hasn’t stopped the Gambling Gods from dropping their two cents on the middleweights’ impending shootout.

Belfort is pegged as a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to extend his two-fight winning streak. Silva, on the other hand, checks in as more than a 2-to-1 underdog against “The Phenom.”

Although Silva is coming off a TKO victory over Cung Le, “The Axe Murderer” hasn’t collected two consecutive wins since July of 2006.

The UFC has yet to confirm a specific date for their tango, but June 16th in Brazil is what the trusty rumor mill is suggesting.

Here are the early wagering lines for Belfort vs. Silva (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Vitor Belfort -300
Wanderlei Silva +220

Gambling 101:

Bet $300 on Belfort and he wins, you win $100
Bet $100 on Silva and he wins, you win $220

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