Although the Sports books pegged champ Brock Lesnar as an early 2-to-1 favorite to unify the heavyweight title in his highly anticipated return, it appears the money is slowly moving towards Shane Carwin as game time approaches.
Lesnar has dropped to -155, while Carwin is currently listed at +125. They’re similar in height, weight and hardware, and it seems as though the powers that be feel they should be closely rated at the sports books as well.
UFC 116 takes place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The main event is being hyped as “the biggest heavyweight battle in the history,” and now that Fedor Emelianenko has finally fallen, that moniker might actually be a true statement at this point in time.
Here are the current betting odds for the card from SportsBetting.com.
Goran Reljic -165
Kendall Grove +135
Brendan Schaub -350
Chris Tuchscherer +250
Krzysztof Soszynski -230
Stephan Bonnar +180
Chris Leben +185
Yoshihiro Akiyama -235
Brock Lesnar -155
Shane Carwin +125
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