Alistair Overeem Gains Early Edge on Brock Lesnar

Written by Tom Ngo
September 7th, 2011

UFC Alistair Overeem

Although their blockbuster bout was announced less than 24 hours ago, and doesn’t take place until 2011 is nearly a wrap, it hasn’t stopped the Gambling Gods from dropping their two cents on the subject.

While Alistair Overeem (Pictured) and Brock Lesnar’s betting lines are hot off the press, the early money started pouring in behind the Octagon rookie and has forced the powers that be to adjust their odds. Both heavyweights initially opened at -115, but the former Strikeforce champ is now pegged as a slight -130 favorite.

Lesnar is currently an EVEN-money underdog.

UFC 141 takes place December 30th inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Here is the early line for Lesnar vs. Overeem (Courtesy of Bodog):

Brock Lesnar EVEN
Allistar Overeem -130

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