Found November 05, 2012 on
The Octagon might be ending its four-week hiatus this Saturday, but “UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le” is being met with next to no fanfare. Thankfully, the Gambling Gods know just the trick to make things a tad bit more interesting.
A middleweight matchup between Rich Franklin (Pictured) and Cung Le headlines the show. Franklin checks in as a 3.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to post his second consecutive victory.
Le, on the other hand, is pegged as a 2.5-to-1 underdog against the former 185-pound champion.
The event takes place at CotaiArena inside The Venetian Macau Resort in Macau.
Here are the available wagering lines for Saturday (Courtesy of BetUS):
Favorites (-) Underdogs (+)
Takanori Gomi +200
Mac Danzig -260
Paulo Thiago +200
Dong Hyun Kim -260
Stanislav Nedkov +250
Thiago Silva -350
Cung Le +250
Rich Franklin -350
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Just in case you didn’t know, “UFC on FUEL TV: Franklin vs. Le” takes place this Saturday in China. To help generate hoopla for the freebie fight card, FUEL TV has released an extended video preview featuring the card’s featured athletes.
CotaiArena inside The Venetian Macau Resort in Macau hosts the festivities. A middleweight shootout between Cung Le (Pictured) and Rich...
6'1" 185 lbs (Middleweight)
76" reach, Southpaw
October 5, 1974
29-6 (1) (UFC: 14-5)
1 straight win
Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
UFC Middleweight Champion: 2005-2006 (two successful title defenses)
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