UFC 113 Machida Vs Shogun 2 Betting Preview and Picks
UFC 113 Machida Vs Shogun 2 Betting Preview and PicksMay 4, 2010 - UFC 113 Lyoto Machida Vs Mauricio "Shogun" Rua 2 will see rematch for the 205 lb light heavyweight championship on Saturday May 8, 2010, 7 PM PST/ 10 PM EST Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The 16-0 Machida will give another chance to Shogun to regain the Light heavyweight belt. Many media pundits saw the decsion in Shogun's favor and think he should have won the first fight. Shogun was a huge +325 odds underdog in the first fight. For Machida Vs Shogun 2 - Mauricio Rua is a +150 odds underdog and Machida is a -190 odds favorite. Kimbo Slice the youtube sensation and TUF 10 star is even money at -115 odds when he fights "Meathead" Matt Mitrione. This UFC could have some of the best MMA nicknames as "Semtex" Paul Daley - the British MMA fighter with massive KO power but no ground game is a +207 odds underdog against UFC veteran Josh Koscheck -257 odds. "Semtex" was a big underdog in his last fight when he KO Dustin Hazelett. UFC 113 has some live dogs on the under card that have some bite for MMA bettors.
Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida MMA StatsRecord: MMA 16-0 (8-0 UFC) Wins: 5 TKO, 2 Submissions, 9 Decision Losses: Undefeated Height: 6'1" Age: 1978-05-30 Weight: 205 lb
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua MMA StatsRecord: MMA 18-4-0 (2-2 UFC) Wins: 15 TKO, 1 Submissions, 2 Decision Losses: 1 TKO, 2 Submissions, 1 Decision Height: 6'1" Age: 1981-11-25 Weight: 205 lb
UFC 113 Odds: Champ Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio "Shogun" RuaLyoto Machida -190 Mauricio "Shogun" Rua +150 Lyoto Machida is a strong favorite at -190 odds meaning that for every $190 bet will payout $100. Shogun is the underdog at +150 odds meaning that for every $100 bet will payout $150. For a MMA odds tuturial click on UFC Betting explained .
UFC 113 Bet Pick: Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio "Shogun" RuaMachida dominated his opponents with his elusive Karate based style that had him dipping out and striking in for points like a Karate championship. Rua was one of the few MMA fighters to get inside Machida's defense and strike some body shots to him. Many saw Rua winning the first decision but the fight went 5 rounds and it was left in the hands of the judges. Rua is hungry and more importantly in shape and relatively healthy. He cardio will be ready for another 5 round war. His muay thai kicking game plan will be to strike the legs and body of Machida to slow him down. Machida will make it a very technical in and out circling fight again rather than a brawl. Clear strikes for points is Machida's forte for the judges. Shogun will be able to wear down Machida again with his kicks and will finish him this time. TAKE Shogun +150 Odds
UFC 113 Odds: Paul Daley vs. Josh KoscheckPaul Daley +207 Josh Koscheck -257
UFC 113 Odds: Jeremy Stephens vs. Sam StoutJeremy Stephens +160 Sam Stout -200
UFC 113 Odds: Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson vs. Matt MitrioneKevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson -115 Matt Mitrione -115
UFC 113 Bet Pick: Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson vs. Matt MitrioneKimbo an ex bouncer faces "Meathead" and ex NFL player which could turn out to be a brawl that will be pleasing for UFC fans. Kimbo has a very limited ground game and on TUF 10 showed he has some mobility issues with his knee. Meathead will attack that leg with extreme prejudice and will lay and ground and pound on Kimbo like Roy Nelson. If Meathead gets on Kimbo on his back it is all over. The only reason the odds are even is because of the public betting on Kimbo and his famous name an bum KO power. TAKE Matt Mitrione -115 odds
UFC 113 Odds: Alan Belcher vs. Patrick CoteAlan Belcher -130 Patrick Cote Even
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