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UFC 131 odds: Junior dos Santos vs Shane Carwin

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Photo by Rich Lam/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Photo by Rich Lam/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin will battle in the main event of UFC 131 tomorrow night (June 11) at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, for the right to challenge reigning division champion Cain Velasquez for the UFC heavyweight title later this year.

So, who is going to land first?

The bookies believe it's "Cigano," who has yet to lose in six trips to the Octagon and has secured finishes in five of his six wins. The Brazilian is currently a -175 favorite heading into fight night.

His powerful opponent, "The Engineer," is a close +145 underdog.

Are the oddsmakers calling it like they see it? Or playing it safe? Take a look at how these two heavyweights stack up after the jump and decide for yourself.

265 lbs.: Junior "Cigano" dos Santos (12-1) vs. Shane "The Engineer" Carwin (12-1)

Backgrounds (last five fights):

Dos Santos:

Record: 5-0
Notable wins: He's smashed everyone the UFC has put in front of him
Notable losses: Has yet to lose as a Zuffa employee
Strengths: Impeccable hands, aggressive, knockout power
Weaknesses: Takes a few hits to land a few


Record: 4-1
Notable wins: Mutilated Frank Mir and Gabriel Gonzaga
Notable losses: Blew his big chance against Brock Lesnar
Strengths: Crazy power, excellent wrestling, good training camp
Weaknesses: Has yet to prove he can last more than one round

Junior dos Santos (-175) vs. Shane Carwin (+145) at UFC 131. Who ya' got and why?

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