UFC 102 Couture VS Nogueira: Betting Preview
UFC 102 Couture VS Nogueira: Betting PreviewAugust 26, 2009 - UFC 102 Couture Vs Nogueira will see the return of two former UFC heavyweight champions. UFC 102 will take place on August 29, 2009 Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon 10 PM EST / 7 PM PST PPV. Randy "The Natural" Couture and Antonio "Minotauro" Rodrigo Nogueira are looking to make comeback from their most recent defeats in heavyweight title fights. Online UFC sportsbooks have Randy Couture as a -170 odds favorite over Antonio Nogueria at +140 odds. Nate Marquardt is a -170 odds favorite over submission specialist Demian Maia +140 odds. Keith Jardine -145 over Thiago Silva rounds out the top 3 fights. Chris Leben is making his return after a 1 year drug suspension and he is a -150 odds favorite over Jake Roshol +120.
Randy "The Natural" Couture MMA StatsRecord: MMA 16-9-0 (13-6 UFC) Wins: 7 TKO, 2 Submissions, 7 Decision Losses: 5 TKOs, 4 Submissions Height: 6'1" Age: 45 Weight: 225 lb
Antonio "Minotauro" Rodrigo Nogueira MMA StatsRecord: MMA 17-3 Wins: 4 TKO, 6 Submission, 7 Decision Losses: 1 TKO, 2 Decisions Height: 6'2" Age: 1976-06-02 Weight: 2225 lbs
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Randy Couture vs. Antonio Rodrigo NogueiraRandy Couture -170 Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira +140 Randy Couture is a -170 odds favorite meaning that for every $170 bet will payout $100 if he wins. Nogueira is the "dog" at +140 meaning that for every $100 bet will payout $140. For a UFC Betting Tutorial .
UFC 102 Bet Pick: Randy Couture Vs Antonio Rodrigo NogueiraEvery Randy Couture pick has to start with how much does the old guy have left. Well he has plenty left to beat Nogueira. Minotauro had a serious staph infection before his fight with Frank Mir and looked like a walking zombie. Nogueira will be much more game for Couture. Expect Randy to use his improved striking to get inside of Nogueira to use hisgreco roman wrestling to take him to the ground where Randy will out point him in a decision.
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Keith Jardine vs. Thiago SilvaKeith Jardine -145 Thiago Silva +115
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Demian Maia vs. Nate MarquardtDemian Maia +145 Nate Marquardt -170
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Chris Leben vs. Jake RosholtChris Leben -150 Jake Rosholt +120
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Brandon VeraKrzysztof Soszynski +160 Brandon Vera -200
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Chris TuchschererGabriel Gonzaga -350 Chris Tuchscherer +250
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Justin McCully vs. Mike RussowJustin McCully +200 Mike Russow -260
UFC 102 Bet Odds: Ed Herman vs. Aaron SimpsonEd Herman -135 Aaron Simpson +105 Source: August 26th, 2009 - BetUS Sportsbook.
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