After witnessing two major upsets go down at UFC 114, gambleholics have been itching for a shot at some more underdog action. Thankfully, “UFC 115: Liddell vs. Franklin” takes place this weekend to feed their/my addiction.
Saturday’s event will be headlined by a 205-pound matchup between former champ Chuck Liddell and former middleweight king Rich Franklin. Liddell was slated to complete his trilogy with longtime foe Tito Ortiz, however “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” was forced to pull out due to neck surgery.
Liddell owns a convincing 21-7 professional record, although has dropped four of his last five bouts – three of which were in knockout fashion.
Franklin holds an impressive 25-5 mark of his own, however was last seen getting knocked out by Vitor Belfort in a 195-pound catchweight bout at UFC 103 last September.
The show takes place inside General Motors Place in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Here are the betting lines for the pay-per-view broadcast, courtesy of BetUS.com:
Mac Danzig -120
Matt Wiman -110
Pat Barry -150
Mirko Filipovic +120
Rich Franklin -145
Chuck Liddell +115