“UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” Betting Odds (Main Card)

Written by Tom Ngo
August 25th, 2011

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The anticipation for the UFC’s long-awaited return to Brazil couldn’t be any higher. With the hoopla reaching the mass hysteria levels, there’s only one thing that could possibly make Saturday’s “UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami” fiesta just a tad bit more exciting.

With just two days remaining until showtime, the Gambling Gods have released the wagering odds for the event’s main bouts. Coincidentally, every Brazilian outside of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is expected to receive some home cooking.

American Brendan Schaub (Pictured) is more than a 2-to-1 favorite to hand Big Nog his second consecutive defeat.

Speaking of heavy favorites, middleweight king Anderson Silva is a whopping 5-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his crown against Yushin Okami in the night’s featured attraction.

FYI – Seven out of 12 underdogs pulled through at “UFC on Versus 5.” #JustSayin

UFC 134 takes place inside the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The live pay-per-view broadcast airs at 9PM ET/6PM PT.

Here are the available betting odds for this weekend’s show (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorite (-) Underdog (+)

Stanislav Nedkov +175
Luiz Cane -220

Ross Pearson +220
Edson Barboza -300

Brendan Schaub -230
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira +180

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua -230
Forrest Griffin +180

Anderson Silva -500
Yushin Okami +350

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