While talking about sports betting on his personal blog, Jim Ross mentioned that the top two favorites to win the Royal Rumble are the first and last entrants. The legendary WWE commentator also stated that he would put his money on Brock Lesnar to win the event this year so that the former UFC Heavyweight Champion can go headline Wrestlemania at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.
December 31, 2015
According to the sports books, Brock Lesnar is the favorite to beat Seth Rollins at Battleground. While that may be enough to get the internet wrestling community into a frenzy, a deeper look reveals that they are not as certain as they have been in the past. Lesnar could end up winning the match but not capturing the WWE championship.
July 18, 2015
Last minute changes have been made by the sports book. Brock Lesnar is now favored to retain the heavyweight championship against Roman Reigns, and the reason for that is because he signed a new contract with WWE. Triple H is now favored to defeat Sting in his Wrestlemania debut match. No word on why those particular odds did a complete shift, but the theory floating around is that it is because so many were betting on the WCW legend.
March 29, 2015
Despite the new contract signed by Brock Lesnar, the sports books are still listing Roman Reigns as the favorite to win the main event of Wrestlemania. Their belief is that WWE has already pulled the trigger on his superstar push, so they are just going to go through with it. The front office can always put the heavyweight championship belt back around the waist of Lesnar at a later date. Reigns is a -210 odd, while Lesnar is +160.
March 29, 2015
At one point in time, Bobby Lashley was hoping to follow Brock Lesnar and become the next WWE performer to make the jump over to UFC. That has yet to happen and appears very unlikely right now. Of course, that does not mean that he is bitter towards others who are attempting to make the move. During a recent Give Me Sports interview, Lashley expressed his support towards CM Punk. He also thinks that he will do rather well in MMA.
January 30, 2015