UFC 88 Breakthrough: Betting Preview

UFC 88 Breakthrough will see fan favorite Chuck Liddell Vs Rashad Evans in the headline match at Philips Arena, GA on September 6, 2008. Chuck Liddell is months removed from a hamstring injury that delayed his fight with Rashad Evans. "The Iceman" will be looking to defeat Rashad Evans and then seek a title shot. UFC 88 has a stacked fight card with 3 former champions on the card fighting which includes Chuck Liddell, Rick Francklin and Dan Henderson fighting up and comers looking for a 'Breakthrough".

UFC 88 Bet Odds: Chuck Liddell Vs Rashad Evans

Chuck Liddell -260
Rashad Evans +200

Chuck Liddell (21-5 MMA, Wins - 13TKO, 1 Submission, 7 Decision, Losses - 4 TKO, 1 Decision) Vs Rashad Evans (11-0-1 MMA, Wins - 3 TKO, 2 Submission, 6 Decisions) is the early favorite at -260 odds meaning that for every $260 bet will payout $200. For a MMA bet odds tutorial click on MMA Betting. Chuck Liddell looked fantastic in beating Wanderlei Silva and horrible in defeat to Keith Jardine . Which Liddell will show up in Phillips Arena after recovering from a torn hamstring in April. Rashad Evans is a smart wrestling based fighter that will try to take a fight strategy from Keith Jardine and attack "The Iceman" with low leg kicks hoping that Chuck is slowed down by age and post injury. Rashad is still undefeated in MMA fighting by applying a smart game plan. Expect the public money to continue to pour in on Chuck going up to the fight and the odds will continue to get more expensive for Liddell. If you want to bet on Evans wait until close to fight time on Saturday.

UFC 88 Bet Odds: Rick Franklin Vs Matt Hamill

Rick Franklin -230
Matt Hamill +180

Rich Franklin (23-3 MMA, Win - 12 TKO, 9 Submission, 2 Decisions, Losses - 3 TKOs) is moving up to the light heavyweight division to take on Matt Hamill (4-1 MMA, Wins - 3 TKOs, 1 Decision, Losses - 1 Decision). Franklin is an excellent striker who is trying to regain his confidence after 2 devastating losses to the best pound for pound fighter world in Anderson Silva. Franklin is the early favorite in the fight at -230 odds. Expect betting to increase on Franklin as the fight gets closer. Hamill is bigger than Franklin and will try to take him down with his wrestling skills. Rich Franklin has show excellent take down defense and his losses have only come from excellent strikers like Silva and Machida. Take Franklin at the early odds possible.

UFC 88 Bet Odds: Dan Henderson Vs Rousimar Palhares

Dan Henderson -200
Rousimar Palhares +160

Dan "Hollywood" Henderson (MMA 22-7, Wins - 10 TKOs, 1 Submission, 11 Decisions, Lossess - 3 Submission, 4 Decisions) will taking on Brazilian Top Team submission specialist Rousimar Palhares (8-1 MMA, Win - 1 TKO, 6 Submissions, 1 Decision, Losses - 1 Decision). "Hollywood" Henderson is coming off two consecutive championship losses to Rampage Jackson and Anderson Silva. Henderson is looking for a desperate win just like Wanderlei Silva was coming off two losses. Palhares will be looking to get the fight to the ground to use his Jui-Jitsu leg locks to submit Henderson. The early favorite is Dan Henderson at -200 odds but the underdog Palhares may provide great bet value at +160 as Henderson is 37 years old and has had 3 submission losses.

UFC 88 Bet Odds:Karo Parisyan Vs Yoshiyuki Yoshida

Karo Parisyan -260
Yoshiyuki Yoshida +160

UFC 88 Bet Odds: Martin Kampmann Vs Nate Marquardt

Martin Kampmann +110
Nate Marquardt -150

UFC 88 Bet Odds: Roan Carneiro Vs Ryo Chonan

Roan Carneiro -110
Ryo Chonan -130

Expect all fight lines to move as the betting action gets heavy on Saturday. For current MMA/UFC odds visit BetUS.

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