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Anderson Silva Opens Up as Favorite in Rematch Against Chris Weidman

Regardless of whether or not, you believe Chris Weidman’s (10-0) win over former UFC middleweight champ, Anderson Silva (33-5) was a fluke or not, Silva has opened up as a favorite in early betting lines for a rematch that has yet to be announced or scheduled. Silva had gone undefeated in his previous 16 fights in the UFC, and had defended his title 10 times before getting knocked out by Chris Weidman at UFC 162.

At -175 per Sportsbook.com, Silva nears some of his closest betting lines in his career. For new UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, a modest +155 marks his lines for the fight.

As the payout for a Weidman victory will increase your returns, a bet isn’t too crazy of an investment after what we saw in the first fight.

As for the rematch, Weidman is surely looking to defend his title against a more conservative Silva who might even challenge the him or make him work through adversity. But, the rule of the victor in the first fight having worse odds in the second may ring true.

The theory is that the victor learns less from the fight as their strategy worked out for them while the loser goes back to the drawing board and builds from the loss to come back a more improved fighter. This is just a theory, however, and the actual fight is an unpredictable mess, that has no official date as of now.

 

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85 Comments to Anderson Silva Opens Up as Favorite in Rematch Against Chris Weidman

  1. GRT 3000 says:

    of course he does…he’s way f(u)ckin better than him – even at 38. I like how Weidman thanked him for the W at the end ~ “I’d like to thank God… he’s the frickin’ unbeatable Bruce Lee of MMA & made this win possible.” …translation – I’d like to thank Anderson for acting like an ass & letting me win.

  2. Not a fan anymore says:

    I quit being a fan of Anderson. Rigged or not this asshole cost me money bullshitting with this weak over rated ass weidman

  3. Night-Wind says:

    GRT 3000

    He actually said:

    “He’s NOT the frickin’ unbeatable Bruce Lee of MMA”.

  4. magoo says:

    How was ringside STD 3000? Lmao, could u see the ass clowns eyes roll in the back of his head as well as we did on the ppv? Bahahaha

    • GRT 3000 says:

      @man-goo I sure did buddy. it’s good for him to get ktfo for that crap. then he can come out & take the fight seriously next time. he handed Weidman that belt son…like BJ said he was bored of being the GOAT for so long. 10 years of hatin’ for clowns like you; must feel nice to be able to breath again. bahahahaha

  5. The Way Of The Dutchman says:

    Silva tested him in the beginning of the first round and concluded nearing the end of it that Weidman was no match for him. He got too careless and paid the ultimate price. He won’t make that same mistake again.

    • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

      Cuckooo…cuckoo…cuckooo…I liked you better when you were Xaninho. You seem like you been taking toooo much of your product now, you seem a little brain slow..

      • The Way Of The Dutchman says:

        Haha I know it’s hard for you to fully comprehend a fair substantiated assessment of a fight. You’re like the medieval crowds burning so-called witches, just because you don’t get it doesn’t mean it’s wrong. I have more news for you…The earth isn’t flat.

  6. KIDD433 says:

    +1 Dutchman

  7. LETHAL WEPON says:

    I CALLED IT MADE A 120 BUCKS ON THE WEIDMAN FIGHT

    • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

      You should have bet a million like Silva’s wife did.

    • The Way Of The Dutchman says:

      Wow..put that next to your $5 life savings…

      • Gargoyle Wrestling says:

        Why are you being so condescending to a guy who won some money. You think you are superior to him? You are one of the elder statesmen on this site aren’t you? No, oh then that explains it, you are just a stoned seller of poison. got it.

  8. Keoni says:

    I agree with those that say silva was bored! The same thing I said about chuck losing to rashad and Hughes losing to bj and rampage losing to glover… These guys know they r better but they just let their guards down way to low! I beta rematch would be even worse they know they r way better and will take em lightly again and probably get ko’d or look like amateurs but only because they are so much better. Usually the better fighter get ko’d 9/10 times cuz its hard to fight against and train properly against someone that shouldn’t even be fighting in the UFC! It’s a shame…

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