“UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” Betting Odds

Written by Tom Ngo
June 21st, 2011
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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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