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The betting lines for “Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final’s” featured fights are hot off the press.

Josh Barnett (Pictured) remains an odds-on favorite to beat Daniel Cormier in the finals of Strikeforce’s 265-pound tournament. However, “The Warmaster” is hanging on to his lead by the thinnest of threads.

Barnett is a slight -120 favorite, while Cormier comes in just behind as a -110 underdog.

HP Pavilion in San Jose, California hosts tomorrow’s extravaganza.

Showtime will broadcast the card’s featured fights beginning at 10PM ET/PT.

Here are the wagering lines for the show’s main bouts (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorites (-) Underdogs (+)

Chris Spang +220
Nah-Shon Burrell -300

Mike Kyle +165
Rafael Cavalcante -210

Gilbert Melendez -500
Josh Thomson +350

Daniel Cormier -110
Josh Barnett -120


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