Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will tell you, just as Ronda Rousey will, that women’s bantamweight No. 1 contender and boxing import Holly Holm is the most dangerous opponent “Rowdy” has ever faced.
But you and I (and UFC color commentator Joe Rogan) aren’t falling for that one.
Sure, “The Preacher’s Daughter” was an accomplished pugilist who won multiple world titles, and yes, major upsets happen all the time in this crazy sport called mixed martial arts (MMA). But the odds makers didn’t make Rousey a -2000 favorite because they’re in the business of scaring away money.
On the contrary.
So, how can we plunk down some coin on the upcoming UFC 193 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place this Saturday night (Nov. 14, 2015) inside Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, when all we have are coins to plunk down?
The incomparable “Swinging Johnson” has the answer:
Including Ronda Rousey as a straight bet in your UFC picks is simply too big a risk no matter how good she is – think Buster Douglas vs. Mike Tyson circa 1990. The UFC odds makers are asking for -1300 to -2200 depending upon whom she’s fighting. You can certainly declare she’s ….View original article
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