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“UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” Betting Odds

Written by Tom Ngo
December 29th, 2010

UFC Poster 126 Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort

Super Bowl Sunday typically signifies Las Vegas’ busiest workday every year. However, thanks to “UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort,” gambleholics will have the sports books buzzing all weekend long this year thanks to their blockbuster shindig. 

The star-studded card features a middleweight title scrap between champion Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort. The powers that be have pegged “The Spider” nearly a 2.5-to-1 favorite to leave the Mandalay Bay Event Center with the bling-bling belt in tow.

Belfort enters the biggest fight of his accomplished career at +190.

Although Ryan Bader dons a perfect 12-0 resume, he’ll enter the Octagon a significant 3-to-1 underdog against Jon Jones. Bader shouldn’t feel too badly about his longshot status, as there aren’t many light heavyweights “Bones” wouldn’t be favored against.

Former 185-pound champ Rich Franklin is almost a 2-to-1 favorite against Forrest Griffin in the night’s co-main event.

Here are the available lines for UFC 126 (Courtesy of BetUS.com):

Ryan Bader +300
Jon Jones -400

Forrest Griffin +155
Rich Franklin -190

Vitor Belfort +190
Anderson Silva -240

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