Cris ‘Cyborg’ opens as massive betting favorite over Lina Lansberg

September 14, 2016 10:39 am by Matt McNulty
Cris Cyborg

If your looking to place a bet on Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino this weekend, don’t expect a big payout.

‘Cyborg’, 31, is set to face Lina Landsberg in a 140 pound catchweight bout at UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24. Oddsmakers have placed the former Strikeforce woman’s featherweight champion and current Invicta champ as a massive -1200 favorite in comparison to Lansberg (6-1), who sits as a sizeable underdog at -660, according to MMAOddsBreaker.com.

In simpler terms, a $100 bet on ‘Cyborg’ would net you a paltry $8.33. Meanwhile, a $100 bet on her opponent would net a $660 profit.

The last time ‘Cyborg’ was an underdog was against Shayna Baszler back in 2008, and has remained a betting favorite ever since.

‘Cyborg’ (16-1), finally made her octagon debut at UFC 198 where she obliterated Leslie Smith in a little over a minute into the first round. 14 of ‘Cyborg’s’ victories have come by way of knockout.

Lansberg, 34, is also on an impressive win streak and hasn’t lost a fight since her pro debut back in 2012.

UFC Fight Night 95 takes place at the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil and will air on Fox Sports 1 while the prelims take place on UFC Fight Pass.

‘Cyborg’ vs Lansberg is the headlining bout, while former bantamweight champion Renan Barao takes on Phillipe Nover in the co-main event.

Do you think Lina Lansberg can pull off the upset? Or will Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino continue on her path of destruction? Sound off in the comments section, PENN Nation!


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