It appears the fans aren’t the only ones excited to see Chael Sonnen make his eagerly anticipated return. Although his pivotal middleweight tango with Brian Stann doesn’t go down until UFC 136 comes rolling around, the Gambling Gods have already released their early betting lines.
Despite the fact Sonnen will have been out 14 months since he was submitted by champion Anderson Silva, the controversial wrestler is a sold 2.5-to-1 favorite to stop Stann’s three-fight winning streak.
MMA’s modern day G.I. Joe enters the biggest scrap of his professional career as nearly a 2-to-1 underdog.
UFC 136 takes place October 8th inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
Here is the early line for their tussle (Courtesy of Bodog):
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Chael Sonnen -250
Brian Stann +190