UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez takes place this Saturday, October 23rd from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar will attempt to successfully defend his title for a third-consecutive time, this time against unbeaten Cain Velasquez, who is looking to take Lesnar’s belt and become the first Mexican-American heavyweight champion in fighting history.
In addition to this highly-anticipated main event, the card will include the pivotal welterweight showdown between 170-pound contenders Jake Shields, in his Octagon debut, and Martin Kampmann, winner of four of his last five fights. Plus, Tito Ortiz returns to the Octagon from surgery for a match-up against his former friend and “Ultimate Fighter” protégé, Matt Hamill, as they try to knock each other down a rung on the light-heavyweight ladder.
With just days until the big event, Sportsbetting.com has Lesnar pegged as a -145 favorite to Velasquez, who is at +115. Meanwhile, Jake Shields and Matt Hamill are favored in their respective fights.
Here are the current odds for the three featured bouts:
Brock Lesnar -145
Cain Velasquez +115
Jake Shields -260
Martin Kampmann +200
Matt Hamill -170
Tito Ortiz +140
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