After watching 3-to-1 underdog Kelvin Gastelum serve up an upset special this past Saturday over Uriah Hall to score a six-figure UFC contract, gamblers have been itching for another taste of some longshot lovin’.
Thankfully, the Octagon returns to action for the third straight weekend with another event. UFC on FOX 7 showcases a lightweight title tilt between champion Benson Henderson (pictured) and Gilbert Melendez.
Henderson is nearly a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his hardware against the former Strikeforce champ. Melendez, meanwhile, is pegged as more than a 2-to-1 underdog in his big league debut.
HP Pavilion in San Jose, California hosts Saturday’s show.
Here are the available lines for UFC on FOX 7 (Courtesy of BetUS):
Favorites (-) Underdogs (+)
Josh Thomson +165
Nate Diaz -210
Frank Mir +325
Daniel Cormier -450
Gilbert Melendez +210
Benson Henderson -280