UFC Fight Night 36 will feature a couple of relevant Middleweight division matchups including a potential title shot eliminator fight between former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi. UFC betting lines are already available on all 12 fights including tons of prop options.
In the main event Lyoto Machida will continue his quest for the UFC Middleweight title with a win over the very tough Gegard Mousasi. Machida is currently coming with an MMA odds -255 price at 5Dimes while the Mousasi upset will pay +215. That price on Machida seems like a great bargain on the former champ who should be able to stay clear of Mousasi’s power while scoring points with lunging strikes.
Some great value on the fight can be found in the prop options available at 5Dimes. The Machida wins by decision at +140 or the Machida wins inside the distance at +190 offer a better payday if you can choose which way Machida will win.
Ronaldo Souza and Francis Carmont will be looking to climb the Middleweight rankings with a win at UFC Fight Night 36. Souza brings world-class jiu-jitsu skills while Carmont is on an 11-fight win streak that includes six straight in the UFC. As the heavy +345 underdog at 5Dimes, Carmont looks like a great option to take a chance on a bigger underdog payday.
If you’re sure on Souza more value may be found in the 5Dimes props like Souza by submission at +135 or Carmont by decision at +515 as the two most likely win outcomes for both fighters.
Once highly-touted Erick Silva has been somewhat of a disappointment since joining the UFC, going 3-3 over six Octagon fights. He is currently a heavy -900 favorite to beat Takenori Sato, who will be making his UFC debut. Sato is on a 10-fight unbeaten streak but will be taking a huge step up in competition at UFC Fight Night 36 and will have little chance of paying out on the +600 upset option.
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