UFC 94 George St. Pierre Vs BJ Penn 2: Betting Preview

January 26, 2009 - UFC 94 George St. Pierre Vs B.J. Penn II for the welterweight championship (155 lbs) will take place on Saturday January 31, 2009 7 PM PST/10 PM EST, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, PPV. The blockbuster rematch of UFC superstars GSP Vs BJ Penn features 2 of the most popular and talented MMA fighters in history. US online sportsbooks have George St. Pierre as a strong favorite at -175 odds over BJ Penn. The rest of the UFC fight card features some great matchups like potential fight of the night match Nate Diaz Vs Clay Guida. Stockton "209" MMA fans will be looking for Nate Diaz (-125 odds favorite) to lay the tooltime on Clay "The Carpenter" Guida (-105). Stephan Bonnar makes his return to the octagon after recovering from injuries and he is a - 175 odds favorite over Jon Jones. Lyoto Machida - 300 odds is strong favorite over Thiago Silva with the winner possibly getting a title shot in the 205 lb division.

George St. Pierre MMA Stats

Record: MMA 17-2 Wins: 7 TKO, 4 Submissions, 5 Decision and 1 Other Losses: 1 TKO and 1 Submission Height: 5'10" Age: 1981-5-19 Weight: 170 lb

BJ Penn MMA Stats

Record: MMA 13-4-1 (11-2 UFC) Wins: 5 TKO, 5 Submission, 3 Decision Losses: 1 TKO and 3 Decisions Height: 5'9" Age: 1978-12-13 Weight: 170 lbs

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Georges St. Pierre (GSP) Vs B.J. Penn

Georges St. Pierre - 175 B.J. Penn + 135

Georges St. Pierre is the current favorite at -175 odds meaning that for every $175 bet will payout $100. For a UFC/MMA bet odds tutorial click on MMA Bet Odds Explained . The underdog BJ Penn is a + 135 odds meaning that for every $100 bet on BJ Penn will payout $135. Heavy early betting action has been on BJ Penn moving the betting line in from a December opening line GSP -245/ BJ Penn +175 to the current GSP -175/BJ Penn +135.

UFC 94 Bet Picks/Prediction: Georges St. Pierre Vs B.J. Penn

Take Georges St. Pierre -175 . This should be great MMA fight with both fighters able to KO or submit their opponent in a heartbeat. Expect a more tactical fight as both fighters pride themselves on coming up with a fight game plan that is unexpected. Expect 5 round decision win by GSP with superior take downs and grind it out win that will take advantage of GSPs superior cardio over 5 rounds title match. GSP has shown he can take down world class wrestlers in the past in Hughes, Koschek and Fitch and will also be able to take down BJ for points.

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Lyoto Machida Vs Thiago Silva

Lyoto Machida - 300 Thiago Silva +200

Undefeated Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida (13-0) will go up against undefeated Thiago Silva (13-0) where the winner of the match may get a title shot against Rashad Evans. Lyoto Machida is a 3-1 favorite at -300 odds with his open stance and unorthodox southpaw karate fighting style.

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Stephan Bonnar Vs Jon Jones

Stephan Bonnar - 175 Jon Jones + 135

The rest of the bet odds for the remaining fight card will be released probably on Wednesday or Thursday. Sportsbooks release betting lines later on the smaller fights to minimize risk and lack of betting odds source.

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Karo Parisyan Vs Dong Hyun Kim

Karo Parisyan - 350 Dong Hyun Kim + 250

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Nate Diaz Vs Clay Guida

Nate Diaz - 125 Clay Guida - 105

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Jon Fitch Vs Akihiro Gono

Jon Fitch - 600 Akihiro Gono + 350

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Manny Gamburyan Vs Thiago Tavares

Manny Gamburyan - 105 Thiago Tavares - 125

UFC 94 Bet Odds: John Howard Vs Chris Wilson

John Howard + 275 Chris Wilson - 350

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Jake O'Brien Vs Christian Wellisch

Jake O'Brien - 300 Christian Wellisch + 200

UFC 94 Bet Odds: Matt Arroyo Vs Dan Cramer

Matt Arroyo - 180 Dan Cramer + 150

Source Odds BetUS Sportsbook, January 26, 2009, For current MMA/UFC odds visit BetUS. Where to bet online on UFC 94 BetUS Review , Diamond Sportsbook and Bodog Sportsbook Review and Sportsbook.com Review . For help in depositing at US online sportsbooks for UFC 94 US Sportsbook That Take Credit Card . Check out our NFL Super Bowl preview Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl game plan .

Main Card Bouts: Georges St. Pierre Vs B.J. Penn for Welterweight Title Lyoto Machida Vs Thiago Silva Stephan "American Psycho" Bonnar Vs Jon "Bones" Jones Karo "The Heat" Parisyan Vs Dong "Stun Gun" Hyun Kim Nate Diaz Vs Clay "The Carpenter" Guida

Preliminary Bouts: Jon Fitch Vs Akihiro "The Japanese Sensation" Gono Manny Gamburyan Vs Thiago Tavares John Howard Vs Chris Wilson Jake O'Brien Vs Christian Wellisch Matt Arroyo Vs Dan Cramer