Machida vs Shogun Rua Betting Line and Prediction

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida are set to square off tonight in the UFC 104 main event fight.  UFC 104 is taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California and looks to be a great event, with a solid fight card.  Undefeated Myoto Machida (15-0-0) looks to make it 16-0 after tonight’s fight.  Machida is coming off a knockout victory over Rashad Evans back in May in UFC 98.  Mauricio Rua has a career record of 18-3-0 and is looking to shock the mixed martial arts world with a win over Machida tonight to prove he is one of the best fighters in the world.  Shogun is coming off of two TKO wins over Chuck Liddell in UFC 97 and Mark Coleman in UFC 93.  This Machida vs Rua bout should be a dandy- check below for the betting lines and our prediction and recommendation on who to bet on in the fight.

Machida vs Shogun Rua Betting Line:

Money Line

Lyoto Machida (-460)
vs Mauricio Rua (+365)

Betting lines taken from

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$100 Bet on Lyoto Machida to win pays out $120 total
$100 bet on Mauricio Rua to win pays out $465 total

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Betting Prediction/Recommendation – Bet on SHOGUN RUA TO WIN tonight’s main event fight.  With the odds set at +365 for Rua you are getting great value for a very solid fighter.  The Dragon Machida hasn’t even yet lost a round in his UFC career, but I think that could end tonight.  Rua is coming off of two big TKO victories and has looked stellar as of late.  I am going to predict a third round knockout by Shogun to finally hand Machida a loss.  Throw it down on Shogun Rua online at

Other UFC 104 Fight Free Picks:

Ben Rothwell (+275)
vs Cain Velasquez (-335)

Prediction – Cain wins via TKO in round 2

Josh Neer (+115)
vs Gleison Tibau (-135)

Prediction – Take Neer as an underdog at +115

Big UFC 104 Parlay:

Rua to win
Neer to win
Stevenson to win
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Enjoy the Machida vs Shogun Rua fight – should be a good one!  Make sure you bookmark The Sports Geek and check back for every UFC event!

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