The UFC returns this Saturday night for a free card on FOX. Jim Miller (21-3) faces Nate Diaz (15-7) in a lightweight title eliminator. The card takes place at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ.
Miller comes into his fight against Diaz as a steady favorite. As of press time, Miller is a -225 favorite over Diaz, who is currently at +175. However, the line is moving in the favor of Diaz.
The co-main event features a matchup between welterweights Josh Koscheck and Johny Hendricks. The fight is close on paper, and the fight is even closer at the sports books. The upstart Hendricks (-125) is a slight favorite over the veteran Koscheck (-105). Hendricks knockout out Jon Fitch at UFC 141 in his last fight.
UFC on FOX 3 also features a battle between heavyweights Pat Barry and Lavar Johnson. Barry (-210) is a slight favorite over Johnson (+170). Johnson knocked out Joey Beltran at UFC on FOX 2 in his last fight.
The most lopsided fight on the main card according to the sports books is a middleweight fight between Alan Belcher and Rousimar Palhares. Palhares is a -310 favorite over Belcher, who as of press time is +240.
All odds from the Bovada sports book and can be found at besfightodds.com
Main Card (FOX):
Lightweight: Jim Miller (-225) vs. Nate Diaz (+175)
Welterweight: Josh Koscheck (19-5) vs. Johny Hendricks (12-1)
Middleweight: Alan Belcher (16-5) vs. Rousimar Palhares (23-3)
Heavyweight: Pat Barry (7-4) vs. Lavar Johnson (16-5)