If you were hoping to see some exciting scraps at “UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Story,” it might happen, but they will probably be of the one-sided variety.
The show’s featured contest between welterweights Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson is of significance, however, Nelson is expected to give “Horror” nightmares.
Nelson is pegged as a 3.5-1 odds-on favorite, while Story checks in as a 2.5-1 underdog.
The rest of the fights on the main card are expected to be lopsided, as well.
Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden hosts the festivities.
Here are the available wagering lines for UFC Fight Night 53:
Favorites (-) Underdogs (+)
Mike Wilkinson +450
Niklas Backstrom -700
Jan Blachowicz +200
Ilir Latifi -260
Akira Corassani +425
Max Holloway -650
Rick Story +250
Gunnar Nelson -350