They are 1-1 Against Each Other But Who Is The Betting Favorite, Cruz or Faber?

March 14, 2012 12:25 pm by Pedro Carrasco

After the two best bantamweight fighters in the world get done with their “Ultimate Fighter Live on FX” coaching gig, they will be locked inside the Octagon once more to determine who is the better Mixed Martial Artist.

Urijah Faber and Dominick Cruz have a history that spans the course of more than five years and two weight classes.

The two first squared off in 2007 when Urijah Faber was the king of the featherweights. It took the “California Kid” just 1:38 to secure a fight ending choke and retain his world title.

However, fast forward four years into the future and the two would cross paths yet again. Last year it was Dominick who was defending his gold against Faber in the weight class below their initial meeting place. Cruz successfully earned the points on all three judge’s scorecards and paid Faber back for his only career defeat in the process.

I scored the rematch for Faber, it was close, but the only real notable action in the fight was delivered by Urijah, at least in my opinion.

The two are now scheduled to conclude their rivalry with a trilogy match, a rubber match to determine who is the better of the two.

But who have the Vegas odds makers pegged as the favorite going into the bout?

The champ of course, here are the odds provided by

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