Urijah Faber More Than 2-to-1 Underdog at WEC 48

Written by Marc Doche
April 22nd, 2010

After watching two major upsets go down at “Strikeforce: Nashville” this past Saturday, gamblers have been itching for a look at where their next big MMA payday will come from. Thankfully, “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” jumps off this Saturday to allow gambleholics to get their fix.

Reigning WEC poster boy and former featherweight champ Urijah Faber will look to reclaim his title against current 145-pound king Jose Aldo in the night’s featured contest.

Faber owns a ridiculous 23-3 professional record, however the charismatic superstar has dropped two of his last four contests. Both losses came in championship bouts against Mike Brown.

Aldo, who holds an impressive 16-1 pro mark, has been tagged by many as a younger and longer version of Faber. The Brazilian captured the belt last November at WEC 44 when he earned a vicious 2ndRound TKO over Brown.

Here are the latest betting lines for this Saturday’s event:

Brandon Visher -300
Tyler Toner +220

Takeya Mizugaki -160
Rani Yahya +130

Chad Mendes -550
Anthony Morrison +375

Brad Pickett -130
Demetrious Johnson Even

Anthony Pettis -750
Alex Karalexis +475

Leonardo Garcia -130
Chan Sung Jung Even

Scott Jorgensen -300
Antonio Banuelos +220

Shane Roller -140
Anthony Njokuani +110

Mike Brown -700
Manny Gamburyan +450

Donald Cerrone -110
Ben Henderson -120

Jose Aldo -300
Urijah Faber +220

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