UFC 132 odds: Ryan Bader vs Tito Ortiz

UFC 132: "Cruz vs. Faber 2" is all set to go down this Saturday night (July 2) live on pay-per-view (PPV) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In main card action, the once beaten Ryan Bader will look to rebound from his first professional loss by taking on the last of the old guard, former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz.

"Darth" forced his way into "Sin City" as the -500 favorite.

That leaves "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy" a whopping +400 underdog, probably based on his recent inability to defeat anyone not named Ken Shamrock.

Are the oddmakers giving the new school too much respect? Or giving the old school too little?

Bader (12-1) saw his undefeated record (and quest to become division number one contender) go up in smoke against fellow light heavyweight sensation Jon Jones at UFC 126 back on Feb. 5.

The TUF 8 champion is probably eager to get back on his horse and gallop into his 205-pound rodeo with Ortiz, which on the surface may appear to be the path of least resistance in the promotion's competitive light heavyweight division.

Ortiz (15-8-1), who hasn't won a fight in nearly five years, recently ditched Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 26 in Seattle thanks to a "minor concussion" that compelled him to withdraw from the March 26 event.

His last appearance was a lopsided unanimous decision loss to former TUF student Matt Hamill at UFC 121: "Lesnar vs. Velasquez" back in October 2010.

Will this next appearance be his last inside the Octagon?

Ryan Bader (-500) vs. Tito Ortiz (+400) at UFC 132.

Who ya' got?

For more MMA odds and betting lines from UFC 132 or to see how the numbers stack up for different events check out odds aggregate OddsShark by clicking here.

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