Shane Carwin and Brock Lesnar will indeed fight at UFC 106 instead of Carwin fighting Cain Velasquez as originally planned.The Carwin vs. Lesnar UFC 106 fight is going to be a matchup of two of the biggest, most powerful fighters in all of MMA, but who has the edge going in? What will the Carwin vs. Lesnar betting line end up being?
Let's take a look at how the betting line will turn out for the fight before it comes out on most Web sites.
Shane Carwin vs. Brock Lesnar Betting Line Analysis
Coming in, Lesnar will have the advanatge of being the more well-known fighter and the one with the most mainstream respect from the betting community. That means a lot when it comes to the Carwin vs. Lesnar betting line.
Carwin has the ability to quell some of that betting support for the UFC 106 fight because so many people will root for their hearts and for Lesnar to lose after his poor display of sportsmanship at UFC 100.
Style-wise, both are accompished wrestlers with knockout power, and Carwin has shown the ability to shrug off a big punch and land a knockout right hand with ease.
But Lesnar has beaten better quality opposition and is probably the quicker of the two fighters with punching power almost Carwin's equal. Overall strength-wise he also has a decent edge on Carwin.
Shane Carwin vs. Brock Lesnar Betting Line Prediction
The line for Carwin vs. Lesnar fight should be somewhere around -300 for Lesnar to +200 for Carwin.
However, read this article to find out why I think underdog Carwin might actually win this fight against the favorite Lesnar.
At any rate, get ready for a true clash of the titans in November.