Affliction "Banned" Betting- July 19 2008
The Affliction "Banned" Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) PPV on July 19, 2008 has every hard core MMA fan drooling around the world as they want to see the #1 ranked MMA Heavyweight in the world Fedor Emelianenko fight a top 5 heavyweight in Tim Slyvia. The current line on the fight has former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia paying out $300 for every $100 bet. The MMA betting line offers great underdog value on Tim Slyvia.
Fedor Emelianenko is widely considered to be the best pound for pound heavyweight in the world. Fedor dominated the heavyweight PRIDE division but has not had serious competition the last two years. Fedor Emelianenko has fought a bunch of 'Tomato Cans' the last two years. Fedor fought a fat middleweight in MattLindland at BodogFIGHT but has not had serious heavyweight competition.
Tim Slyvia may be one of the most hated UFC heavyweights for his butt ugly appearance and unorthodox fighting style. However, give Tim Slyvia his props for fighting championship calibre heavyweights in the UFC over the last 3 years. Tim Slyvia is famous for having his arm broken at UFC 48 in June 2004 by an arm bar by Frank Mir. The UFC always showed highlight clips of that fight to promote Tim Slyvia. Fedor Emelianenko is known as a submission specialist and fans will definitely be tuned in to see if Fedor still has what it takes to tie Tim's arms in knots. The betting line of Fedor Emelianenko -450, Tim Slyvia +300 offers great value on an quality underdog.