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“UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” Betting Odds

Written by Tom Ngo
June 21st, 2011

UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva

On the heels of last week’s press conference in Rio de Janeiro, the Gambling Gods have decided to release a few early lines for the Octagon’s long-awaited return to Brazil. “UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” takes place August 27th and features a middleweight rematch between champ Anderson Silva and Yushin Okami.

Silva owns a dominant 28-4 professional record, which includes 14 straight victories. “The Spider” was last seen jamming his foot in Vitor Belfort’s face this past February. The 1stRound knockout win marked a record eight consecutive UFC title defenses.

The baddest middleweight in bare feet hasn’t dropped a scrap since 2006. Speaking of which…

Okami holds an underrated 26-5 record and earned his next dibs status by beating Nate Marquardt at UFC 122 last November. “Thunder” is the last man to hang a loss on the Brazilian. He took a disqualification win over Silva at “Rumble on the Rock 8″ courtesy of an illegal up-kick to Okami face.

Silva is a heavy 4-to-1 favorite to avenge his loss to the Japanese star. Okami checks in as a 3-to-1 long shot.

UFC 134 takes place inside the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Here are the complete betting odds (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Brendan Schaub -230
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira +180

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua -220
Forrest Griffin +175

Anderson Silva -400
Yushin Okami +300

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