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UFC 131 odds: Dave Herman vs Jon Olav Einemo

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When "Pee Wee" gets to the Octagon on June 11, tell 'em "Large Marge" sent him.

Dave Herman will make his UFC debut against fellow promotion rookie Jon Olav Einemo on the main card of the UFC 131: "Dos Santos vs. Carwin" pay-per-view this Saturday night in Vancouver.

Herman, who holds 19 stoppages in 20 wins, enters the cage as a -225 favorite.

That might not sound like a lot, considering his opponent hasn't competed in nearly five years. But Einemo is no ordinary opponent. The Norwegian is a deadly grappler and former Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) champion.

The Golden Glory standout is currently a +185 underdog.

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

265 lbs.: Dave "Pee Wee" Herman (20-2) vs. Jon Olav Einemo (6-1)

Backgrounds (last five fights):


Record: 4-1
Notable wins: Submission via omoplata in Bellator and TKO via axe kicks in Sengoku
Notable losses: Illegal knees to a helpless Sokoudjou in ADFC
Strengths: Natural talent, well rounded, lots of experience
Weaknesses: Crushed so many cans he has his own wing at the local recycling center


Record: 4-1
Notable wins: Last four wins all finishes but that dates back to 2001
Notable losses: Outpointed by Fabricio Werdum at PRIDE 31
Strengths: World-class jiu-jitsu, good training camp
Weaknesses: Five years of inactivity is an eternity in this sport

Dave Herman (-225) vs. Jon Olav Einemo (+185) at UFC 131. Who ya' got and why?

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