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Betting Odds: Diaz Opens As -185 Favorite Over Thomson

Nate Diaz is in the right camp to prepare for his next opponent.

“The Punk” Josh Thomson, a former Strikeforce lightweight contender will face Nate Diaz (16-8, 11-6 UFC) in a lightweight matchup at the upcoming UFC on FOX 7 April 20 at the HP Pavilion. And while Thomson (19-5) reviews tape on Diaz to prepare for the fight, the younger of the two UFC Stockton brothers is gaining all the insight he needs from his close teammate, Gilbert Melendez.

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Melendez (21-2), who is headlining that same card in a title fight with Benson Henderson, is the reigning Strikeforce lightweight champion who fought Thomson three times and won twice.

Thomson opens up as a +150 underdog, while Diaz holds a commanding -185 in the odds according to BestFightOdds.com.

This article appeared first on BJPENN.COM
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