Mauricio “Shogun” Rua Early 2.5-to-1 Favorite to Beat Rashad Evans

Written by Tom Ngo
June 3rd, 2010

Oh boy, do we have some good news for you gambleholics! Not only are the Los Angeles Lakers 5.5 point favorites to take Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight over the loathed Boston Celtics, but the early betting lines have been released for the highly anticipated light heavyweight title scrap between champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Rashad Evans.

After handing Quinton “Rampage” Jackson an uneventful unanimous decision loss this weekend at UFC 114, Evans earned himself first crack at Rua’s freshly minted crown. Although company president Dana White has confirmed the championship matchup, the organization has yet to announce when the 205-pounders will collide.

Regardless, the gambling train marches on as Bodog.com has released the early betting odds for Shogun vs. Evans:

Rashad Evans +190

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua -250

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