If you picked the champ, Benson Henderson, you my friend are wrong.
Bestfightodds.com released the opening line for Henderson vs. Edgar II and the odds makers have former champion Frankie Edgar pegged as the early favorite in this matchup.
Reasoning behind their decision is that Edgar excels in rematch scenarios. He performed better against both Penn and Maynard in his second bouts with them and apparently they think he can do it again.
It’s just a slight edge, but nonetheless, Edgar is the favorite over the newly crowned champ.
Here are the odds: