Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Looks to Extend Upsetting Trend in UFC

Written by Tom Ngo
November 20th, 2010

Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Quinton Rampage Jackson

Quinton Jackson fanboys might be in for some luck. “Rampage” will be entering tonight’s UFC 123 contest against Lyoto Machida as a significant underdog.

That typically isn’t the best indicator that a victorious night’s in the making, but Cain Velasquez was a heavy ‘dog against Brock Lesnar in the main event at UFC 121 and managed to pull off the upset.

Nate Marquardt was a 2.5-to-1 favorite to take down Yushin Okami in the featured contest last Saturday at UFC 122. Unfortunately for the Gambling Gods, they were incorrect there as well.

Machida is pegged as a -260 favorite to beat Jackson in tonight’s main attraction.

Can Rampage provide some more long shot lovin’ and complete the upset trifecta?

Here are the complete betting lines for UFC 123 (Courtesy of BetUS):

Preliminary Bouts:

Nik Lentz +165
Tyson Griffin -210

Paul Kelly -190
TJ O’Brien +155

Edson Barboza -500
Mike Lullo +350

Dennis Hallman +110
Karo Parisyan -140

Matt Brown +115
Brian Foster -135

Aaron Simpson +105
Mark Munoz -135

Main Bouts:

Joe Lauzon +180
George Sotiropoulos -230

Tim Boetsch +400
Phil Davis -600

Maiquel Falcao +220
Gerald Harris -300

BJ Penn -190
Matt Hughes +155

2½ Rounds
O -200
U +160

Quinton Jackson +200
Lyoto Machida -260

2½ Rounds
O -115
U -115

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