‘UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Written by Tom Ngo
June 10th, 2015

UFC Fabricio Werdum

UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (pictured) says nobody believes he can beat heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez Saturday at UFC 188. That holds true with the Gambling Gods, as well.

The powers that be have pegged Velasquez, despite his 20-month-long hiatus due to injury, an overwhelming 5.5-1 odds-on favorite to unify the 265-pound crown.

Werdum, meanwhile checks in as nearly a 4-1 longshot.

Let’s not forget, this isn’t uncharted territory for Werdum. He pulled off arguably the biggest upset in MMA history when he submitted Fedor Emelianenko five years ago. Emelianenko was a 6-1 favorite in that 2010 fight, but started as high as a 10-1 favorite.

UFC 188 goes down inside Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico.

Here are the available wagering lines for Saturday:

Main Card:

Angela Hill +220
Tecia Torres -300

Yair Rodriguez +175
Charles Rosa -220

Nate Marquardt +325
Kelvin Gastelum -450

Eddie Alvarez +150
Gilbert Melendez -180

Fabricio Werdum +375
Cain Velasquez -550

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