Saunders Favored over Ellenberger in UFC 111 Betting

December 2, 2010 UFC

The UFC 111 betting board has a total of 11 fights for Saturday, March 27th, five of which are on the main pay-per-view card.

One of those is the bout between Ben Saunders and Jake Ellenberger.  Saunders is the favorite in UFC 111 odds.

UFC 111 betting favors Saunders because he is a tough fighter to figure out.  Not many fighters have been able to escape from Saunders.  Marcus Davis was favored over Saunders and ended up with a loss.  Brandon Wolff lost to Saunders as well.  Fighters just can’t handle the style that Saunders brings to the Octagon.  “I think it’s the incorporation of how I’ve evolved my style, man.” Saunders said, “Everything has meshed together so well for me and my style, it’s just unorthodox and hard to deal with. I just honestly think that I’m a horrible style matchup and very hard to train for.”

It was supposed to be Martin Kampmann fighting Saunders in this UFC 111 betting bout but Ellenberger is a dangerous replacement.  Ellenberger defeated Mike Pyle at UFC 108. “Dude, that guy is as tough as nails,” Saunders said, “I had no idea who he was when he fought Carlos Condit, and I became a fan right then. That fight was literally awesome, and I am looking forward to fighting him.” Saunders has only lost once in his career and that came to Mike Swick at UFC 99.

UFC 111 betting has Saunders favored over Ellenberger but that is not the marquee bout. The title bout between Georges St-Pierre and Dan Hardy is the marquee fight in UFC 111 betting along with the Interim Heavyweight title bout between Frank Mir and Shane Carwin.  St-Pierre is heavily favored in his bout against Hardy while Mir is slightly favored against Carwin. Also on the main card in UFC 111 odds are Mark Bocek vs. Jim Miller and Jon Fitch vs. Thiago Alves.

UFC 111 betting stats show that there are six bouts on the preliminary card including two on Spike TV.  It will be Nate Diaz vs. Rory Markham and Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown in UFC 111 odds. The rest of the preliminary card in UFC 111 betting has Rodney Wallace vs. Jared Hamman, Rousimar Palhares vs. Tomasz Drwal, Matthew Riddle vs. Greg Soto and Kurt Pellegrino vs. Fabricio Camoes.  It should be a great night of action in UFC 111 odds.