Nov 2, 2013; Long Beach, CA, USA; Bellator chief executive officer Bjorn Rebney, center, at the post fight press conference after the Bellator MMA fight night at the Long Beach Arena. Alvarez won the fight. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Bellator 116 betting odds: Ivanov favored in main event

Friday night, Bellator 116 takes place live from the  Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California on Spike TV. The main card features a tournament semifinal bouts in the heavyweight and welterweight divisions, with a number of UFC veterans littering the card.

In the main event, UFC vet Lavar Johnson is taking on Bulgarian sambo specialist Blagoi Ivanov, who is undefeated through 10 professional fights.

While Johnson may be the more familiar name to fans and the more experienced of the two fighters, the sportsbooks are leaning towards Ivanov as the favorite to take home the win and advance to the heavyweight final later this year.

How do the odds favor your favorite fighter?

Here are the complete betting odds for tonight’s fights, via Nick Kalikas on 5Dimes Sportsbook.


Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal

Blagoi Ivanov -160
Lavar Johnson +120

Welterweight Tournament Semifinal

Nathan Coy -180
Adam McDonough +140

Vladimir Matyushenko -135
Joey Beltran -105

Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal

Alexander Volkov -265
Siala-Mou Siliga +185


Middleweight Tournament Semifinal

Brandon Halsey -285
Joe Pacheco +205

Rob Emerson -140
Joe Taimanglo +100

Ron Keslar -190
Karo Parisyan +150

Be sure to stay tuned to throughout the night for the latest news and results from Bellator 116.

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