Betting Odds Formed For UFC 158 Led By Georges St. Pierre vs Nick Diaz

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UFC 158The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada will be the site of the latest Ultimate Fighter Championship event. UFC 158 will host a number of events on the fight card this Saturday night, highlighted by the main event between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz for the Welterweight championship.

And while St. Pierre and Diaz will obviously get the most attention on the evening, there are several other compelling fights in the main fight card that will be available to view on Pay-Per-View, not to mention the earlier fights that will be broadcast on FX as well.

The main card coverage will begin at 10pm ET.

Betting odds for UFC 158 have been formed at Bovada Sportsbook spanning all of the fights from the preliminary up through the main card. Let’s take a look at the main fight card betting odds on the night starting with the main event.

St. Pierre is one of the most popular fighters in UFC history, and will get to put his welterweight championship on the line against Diaz. St. Pierre hasn’t lost a fight since back in 2007, and that doesn’t appear to be changing according to the odds Even though this is the main event, this spread is the largest of the night. St. Pierre is a -500 favorite to defeat Diaz and hold on to his championship.

That will begin with a lightweight matchup between Mike Ricci and Colin Fletcher. Fletcher (8-2) and Ricci (7-3) are both similarly built fighters. Both are quite tall for the lightweight division meaning they are rather lanky. Oddsmakers are siding with Ricci on this one, installing him as a -300 (1 to 3) favorite on the betting line. Fletcher comes in on the opposite side at +200 (2 to 1) to win.

Next up is Nick Ring taking on Chris Camozzi in a middleweight battle. Ring (13-1) is a former Ultimate fighter 11 contest, though was sidelined with a knee injury. He returned to the UFC at UFC 127 and has won his first two fights before losing his last one in UFC 135. As for Camozzi, he has currently won his last three fights in the middleweight division and looks to extend that streak to four on his ascent up the ladder in the UFC. This is the closest betting line on the evening for the main card, with Ring getting a slight edge at -130. Camozzi is paying out even money.

Jake Ellenberger and Nate Marquardt will be the third showdown of the evening on the main card. Marquardt will bring his boxing and Muay Thai strengths into the octagon to combat the kick boxing and wrestling style of Ellenberger. This should certainly be a fun welterweight fight to watch. Ellenberger is slated as a -170 favorite over Marquardt, who is going off at +140 on UFC betting lines.

And then there is the matchup right before the main event. This will be between Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks. Hendricks is 14-1 Bet On UFC 158 At Bovada in his career, while Condit is 28-6. Condit is five inches taller than Hendricks, standing 6’2. Like several of the fights on the night, theres two fighters have very contradicting styles. Condit prefers Muay Thai and a stand up fight, while Hendricks is a great wrestler. Hendricks is a slight -145 favorite on the moneyline, while Condit comes in at +115.

Complete UFC 158 coverage can be seen on FX and PPV, with the main card beginning at 10pm ET on Pay-Pay-View.

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