2013 UFC Fight Night 29 Betting Odds for Demian Maia vs. Jake Shields Print
Written by Drew Sharper   
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 09:00

UFC Fight Night 29 Odds


SAO PAULO, Brazil (The Spread) – The UFC returns to Brazil on Wednesday night for UFC Fight Night 29. Here is a look at the odds for the TV card.

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UFC Fight Night 29 will take place from Jose Correa Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil with the main card bouts airing live on the new FOX Sports 1 at 7PM ET on Wednesday.

The main event of Wednesday’s card is a welterweight clash between two contenders as Jake Shields (28-6-1) takes on Demian Maia (18-4). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Maia is the favorite to win this bout, as he has odds of -285 to win, while Shields has a money line of +225 to win. Maia is 3-0 since making the move to welterweight, including a dominant win over Jon Fitch. Shields is 2-0-1 in his last three and both men come into this fight as tremendous submission grapplers. They could arguably be the top two jiu-jitsu grapplers in the division. The key could be which fighter has better striking and the fact that Maia is fighting in his home country.

The co-main event of Wednesday’s card is also a welterweight bout as Dong Hyun Kim (17-2-1) takes on Erick Silva (15-3). According to oddsmakers, Silva is the favorite, as he has a money line of -265 to win, while Kim has odds of +205 to prevail. Silva is 3-2 in the UFC, but his three wins were all first-round finishes. He has explosive striking and good submission skills if the fight gets to the ground. Kim has won his last two and he is a big, strong welterweight that uses his size and strength to control his opponents with wrestling. The key to this fight will be if it takes place standing or on the ground.

For complete odds for the main card bouts that will take place at The UFC Fight Night 29, see below.

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UFC UFC Fight Night 29 Odds

UFC Weltwerweight Bout

Demian Maia -285

Jake Shields +225

UFC Welterweight Bout

Erick Silva -265

Dong Hyun Kim +205

UFC Light Heavyweight Bout

Thiago Silva -360

Matt Hamill +270

UFC Light Heavyweight Bout

Fabio Maldonado -155

Joey Beltran +125

UFC Bantamweight Bout

T.J. Dillashaw -250

Raphael Assuncao +195

UFC Middleweight Bout

Mike Pierce -275

Rusimar Palhares +215

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