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UFC 86 odds: Jackson vs. Griffin, fight card

UFC 86 odds: Jackson vs. Griffin, fight card On Saturday fans of the MMA will get another dose of heavy action with the UFC 86 Light Heavyweight Championship, as well as a few other fights at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Nevada. But starting right off the bat with the UFC 86 Light Heavyweight Championship fight Quinton Jackson vs. Forrest Griffin, naturally the most anticipated bout on the UFC 86 fight card. The online sportsbook BodogSports if favoring the defending Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton Jackson, who is listed with odds -275 on retaining the title, while Forrest Griffin is sitting on long odds +215 on winning the Saturday fight. Jackson and Griffin spent the last three months as celebrities on the The Ultimate Fighter® reality show, but on Saturday they will face off on the ring with their fight scheduled for 10:00pm EST. Quinton Jackson is holding MMA record of 27-6-0 and Forrest Griffin is with MMA record of 15-4-0. Griffin, a former police officer, will have 2 inches advantage and is an year younger than Jackson, but he failed to impress the bookies and is the ultimate underdog for this Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Here is the remainder of the UFC 86 fight card and odds offered by BodogSports:

Tyson Griffin vs. Marcus Aurelio: Griffin is -290 favorite, Aurelio is underdog at +230;
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Justin McCully: Gonzaga is the ultimate favorite with odds to win this UFC 86 fight at super-short -500, while McCully offers great payout at +350;
Jorge Gurgel vs. Cole Miller: One of the though fights this Saturday with Gurgel small underdog at +110 and Miller sitting on odds -140 to win this UFC 86 fight;
Josh Koscheck vs. Chris Lytle: No question here, Koscheck is -295 favorite and Lytle is +235 underdog;
Joe Stevenson (-260) vs. Gleison Tibau (+200); Patrick Cote (+110) vs. Ricardo Almeida (-140); Corey Hill (-260) vs. Justin Buchholz (+200); Melvin Guillard (-240) vs. Dennis Siver (+190);

 Published on 07/05/2008

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