UFC 91 Odds: Couture VS Lesnar

Date: November 15, 2008
Time: 10PM ET/7PM PT
Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada

UFC 91 takes place on November 15th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and features a heavyweight championship main event as Randy Couture returns

to the octagon to face Brock Lesnar. The rest of the card for the pay-per-view event also includes Kenny Florian vs. Joe Stevenson, Demian Maia vs. Nate Quarry, Nick Catone vs. Amir Sadollah, and Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Josh Hendricks.

Randy Couture Vs. Brock Lesnar, the up-and-coming MMA fighter who was previously a champion amateurwrestler and a WWE star. Couture is 45 years old and hasn’t fought in more than a year, and Lesnar will be a tough test. It’s a test that millions of MMA betting fans are glad they’ll get to see.

View UFC 91 Betting Odds here

Brock Lesnar

For the UFC 91 fight Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar, Oddsmakers have Randy Couture as a slight favorite for good reasons. Randy Couture is one of the all-time greats in mixed martial arts, and Lesnar has only had three professional fights.

But it turns out that most bettors are putting their money on Lesnar, and as a result the house is moving the odds in Lesnar’s direction. In fact, the odds at Sportbet now have it exactly even. There is no favorite and no underdog, the fight now is considered toss-up.

There are so many unknowns for these two combatants that makes this match-up so hard to handicap or predict. Couture, 45, has not fought over a year while Lesnar has had 3 professional MMA fights and only two in the UFC.The controversial nature of Lesnar, legendary status of Couture and the evenly matched skill sets make this one of the biggest fights in UFC and MMA history.

Most of the MMA betting fans think Lesnar is going to win and while some people think Lesnar doesn’t deserve a title shot, most people think that by the end of the night on Nov. 15, Lesnar is going to be the new UFC heavyweight champion.

The UFC also added another fight to the previously announced event that is headlined by the heavyweight title bout between Randy (The Natural) Couture. Top lightweight contender Kenny (KenFlo) Florian faces Joe (Daddy) Stevenson.

Not only is this fight expected break UFC pay per view records, the odds makers we have spoken to also expect this fight to break all Vegas and offshore betting records on any combat sport to date. The latest betting odds for Couture vs Lesnar are listed below.

UFC 91 Odds

Couture (-115)

Lesnar (-115)

Kenny Florian vs. Joe Stevenson

Florian (-200)

Stevenson (+160)

The full UFC 91 card includes: MAIN CARD (TELEVISED)

Champ Randy Couture vs. Brock Lesnar (for UFC heavyweight title)

Kenny Florian vs. Joe Stevenson

Nick Catone vs. Amir Sadollah

Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Josh Hendricks

Demian Maia vs. Nate Quarry

PRELIMINARY CARD (UN-TELEVISED)

Dustin Hazelett vs. Tamdan McCrory

Jorge Gurgel vs. Aaron Riley

Jeremy Stephens vs. Rafael dos Anjos

Mark Bocek vs. Alvin Robinson

Matthew Riddle vs. Ryan Thomas

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