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Mighty Mouse A Massive Betting Favorite Over TUF Winner
LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 9: Demetrious Johnson in attendance during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)


It should come as no surprise that the greatest fighter in the world (arguably) is a massive favorite in a fight against a winner of a reality TV show.  That, essentially, is what this Saturday’s UFC Flyweight Championship fight is – champion Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson vs TUF winner Tim Elliott.  While this is shortchanging Elliott – he was the Titan FC champ, has won three-straight, and beat four-straight champions while on TUF, the bettors are hearing none of it – Johnson currently sits at -901 (meaning he’s expected to win 90% of the time against Elliott).  However, a few punters feel Elliott is worth a roll of the dice at such a high payout – Johnson originally opened at -1000.

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