“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” Betting Odds

Written by Tom Ngo
October 3rd, 2011

UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar

Fight week for the year’s most star-studded mixed martial arts card is finally upon us. The only thing that could possibly make “UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” more exciting is if you had some money on this Saturday’s scraps.

In steps the sportsbooks…

Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (Pictured) is a slight -150 favorite to successfully defend his throne against Gray Maynard in the card’s featured fight. Maynard, on the other hand, checks in as a +120 underdog.

In the night’s other championship affair, featherweight title holder Jose Aldo is nearly a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to defeat Kenny Florian in the co-main event.

Florian is more than a 2-to-1 long shot.

UFC 136 takes place this weekend inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

Here are the wagering lines for UFC 136 (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorites (-) Underdog (+)

Darren Elkins +120
Tiequan Zhang -150

Jeremy Stephens +220
Anthony Pettis -300

Joe Lauzon +220
Melvin Guillard -300

Brian Stann +200
Chael Sonnen -260

Kenny Florian +210
Jose Aldo -280

Gray Maynard +120
Frank Edgar -150

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