Originally written January 28, 2013 on 5thRound.com:
Breaking News: Frankie Edgar (Pictured) is entering a UFC title fight and he’s the underdog. OK, so maybe that’s not groundbreaking information. The former lightweight champ challenges reigning featherweight king Jose Aldo for his crown this Saturday at UFC 156. The scrap marks the most anticipated 145-pound affair in MMA history. Edgar is pegged as a 2-to-1 long shot to dethrone the Brazilian. Aldo, meanwhile, checks in as nearly a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his title. UFC 156 takes place inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are the available wagering lines for Saturday (Courtesy of BetUS): Favorites (-) Underdogs (+) Ian McCall +210 Joseph Benavidez -280 Demian Maia +150 Jon Fitch -180 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira +350 Rashad Evans -500 Antonio Silva +260 Alistair Overeem -360 Frank Edgar +200 Jose Aldo -260
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