UFC Betting - Odds for Silva, fans are not. UFC 117 is on its way and fans are still in favor of middleweight champion Anderson Silva, although many of them silently hopes he gets dethroned by number 1 contender Chael Sonnen to pull Silva's strings down to earth again. After his lackluster performance and mockery of Demian Maia in UFC 112, Silva was bombarded with loud criticisms for lacking the will to engage and the killer instincts in the octagon. Nonetheless UFC gaming is still on a roll, with bets pouring in on the way to the fight. Anderson Silva (26-4) gets the -450 odds in UFC betting, proof of his advantage over the challenger and number 1 contender in Sonnen (24-10-1). With this fight The Spider gets to redeem himself after UFC 112 and show the fans how he became the world's pound for pound fighter with his laser-guided strikes and great evasion. With what ever is on the line, part of the fight is personal for Sonnen. He has been throwing garbage at Silva's backyard all the way through the fight in August and has shown disrespect over the champion, including his friends. Recently, he belittled the Noguiera brothers for their jiujitsu, saying that the team's black belt is "no big deal." "I think a black belt under the Nogueiras is saying, like, I got a free toy in my Happy Meal. I don't really understand what the big deal is. One of 'em's a punching bag, and the other one I just ignore; he's really irrelevant," says Sonnen in an interview. Among the many elite cage fighters in UFC, Sonnen has shown the forciveness that will put pressure on Silva in the whole fight. Sonnen may not have real respect for Silva, but he will still have to back his words and put Silva to sleep or else he gets the toughest humiliation from every big names in Silva's camp and their fans. Silva is ready, he is the champ, and like he said, Sonnen should come ready too. Silva to sleep or else he gets the toughest humiliation from every big names in Silva's camp and their fans. Silva is ready, he is the champ, and like he said, Sonnen should come ready too.