UFC 121 betting odds excitement will also include a pair of preliminary bouts on Spike TV to begin a night with some of the biggest names to bet with the UFC odds.
Sports-Gambling opened with defending heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar as a -150 favorite to defeat challenger Cain Velasquez, who opened as a +120 underdog. Lesnar has a record of 5-1 while Velasquez is a perfect 8-0.
Lesnar is a strong mixed martial arts champion that combines size, wrestling ability and overall athleticism while Velasquez is one of the most versatile fighters in the UFC series.
Brendan “The Hybrid” Schaub will take on Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga in the other main card heavyweight bout. Gonzaga opened as a -200 UFC betting favorite while Schaub opened as a +160 dog. Schaub is 7-1 while Gonzaga is 11-5.
There are two welterweight bouts on the main card with Jake Shields taking on Martin “The Hitman” Kampmann and Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez taking on Paulo Thiago. Thiago and Sanchez opened at -115 each while Shields was a prohibitive -250 favorite over Kampmann, who was a +190 dog.
Sanchez has a record of 23-4 while Thiago is 13-2. Kampmann is 17-3 while Shields is 25-4-1.
There is one light heavyweight bout on the main card as Tito “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Ortiz will take on Matt “The Hammer” Hamill. Hamill opened as a -165 favorite and Ortiz opened as a +135 dog. Ortiz is 16-7-1 and Hamill is 10-2
Spike TV will have the preliminary middleweight bout double header of Court “The Crusher” McGee versus Ryan Jensen and then Patrick “The Predator” Cote versus Tom “Filthy” Lawlor. Cote opened as a -170 UFC 121 online betting favorite while Lawlor was a +140 dog.
Be sure and check Sports-Gambling.com for the McGee versus Jenson odds and open your account for all of the action in this event. McGee has a record of 11-1 with the UFC 121 betting odds while Jensen is 16-5 for his career. Cote has a career record of 14-6 while Lawlor is 6-3.
The Honda Center, home of the NHL’s Anaheim Ducks, will host this event.