UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann Odds

UFC on Fuel TV action returns this Saturday night will eleven fights set to be broadcast live out of Saitama, Japan.

 

Moneyline action is available on all eleven UFC betting matchups, plus there are a dozen prop options at the sportsbooks.

In the main event on the UFC on Fuel TV 8 fight card former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva returns to the land where his legend was forged to face American Brian Stann. Stann has been handicapped as the early UFC odds -240 favourite at Bovada.

 

His sound kickboxing skills should be able to wear down his older opponent for either a KO or a decision victory.

Silva will have an edge on the ground against Stann and also has the power to end this fight standing if he can close the distance. There’s lots of value in the Silva MMA odds +200 option at 5Dimes, as well as the +363 prop option on Silva winning inside the distance.

 

UFC on Fuel odds - Silva vs Stann - get props and sharp MMA odds at 5Dimes:
    
Stefan Struve    -185    
Mark Hunt    160    

Marcelo Guimaraes    240    
Hyun Gyu Lim    -280    

Cristiano Marcello    -135    
Kazuki Tokudome    115    

Brad Tavares    -115    
Riki Fukuda    -105
    
Kyung Ho Kang    -105    
Alex Caceres    -115    

Diego Sanchez    -290    
Takanori Gomi    245    

Takeya Mizugaki    -210    
Bryan Caraway    175    

Wanderlei Silva    225    
Brian Stann    -265
    
Dong Hyun Kim    -300    
Siyar Bahadurzada    250    

Rani Yahya    -105    
Mizuto Hirota    -115    

Yushin Okami    185    
Hector Lombard    -225   

The Heavyweight matchup between Stefan Struve and Mark Hunt offers a few interesting UFC betting options. Struve will surely look to take this fight to the ground and take out Hunt with grappling and jiu-jitsu skills.

 

Parlay the 5Dimes -170 win option on Struve with the -115 “inside the distance” and the -250 “not Hunt inside the distance” options and the Struve value improves.

Hunt will need to land a power shot to win this fight, and if he can close the distance on Struve that outcome has a good chance of occurring. Hunt will currently pay UFC odds of +155 at 5Dimes, and if you like him in this matchup the Hunt “inside the distance” prop option is also at -115.

UFC on Fuel TV 8 will also see the return of Diego Sanchez to the Octagon following more than a year on the sidelines. Sanchez is a big Bovada -300 favorite and should have little difficulty steamrolling Gomi for a KO or a submission win. The Gomi upset option of +250 at 5Dimes looks a little slim against a fighter with the skill level of Sanchez.

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