Found February 27, 2013 on 5thRound.com:
There weren’t too many upsets last Saturday at UFC 157, but don’t fret because the Octagon comes storming back this weekend with another set of investment options. UFC on FUEL TV 8 features a light heavyweight scrap between Brian Stann (Pictured) and Wanderlei Silva. “The All-American” is pegged as nearly a 2.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to hand Silva his second straight loss. “The Axe Murderer,” meanwhile, checks in as almost a 2-to-1 underdog. Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan hosts the festivities. FUEL TV broadcasts the main card live in America beginning at 10PM ET/7PM PT. Here are the available wagering liens for Saturday (Courtesy of BetUS); Favorites (-) Underdogs (+) Takanori Gomi +250 Diego Sanchez -350 Mark Hunt +145 Stefan Struve -175 Wanderlei Silva +190 Brian Stann -240
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