The fight is nowhere near official, but that's not stopping oddsmakers from dropping a line on it. Tyron Woodley shocked the world by finishing Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 to win the UFC welterweight title, and immediately called out the greatest 170-pounder in the promotion's history, Georges St-Pierre. While GSP has expressed interest in the fight, nothing has come together as of yet.
Except for a betting line.
Despite not competing since November of 2013, where he narrowly defeated Johny Hendricks, GSP has opened as the slight favorite over Woodley. Only one site has opened a line so far - Bovada - but you can bet other sites will jump on the futures bet soon.
St-Pierre (25-2, 19-2 UFC) has been flirting with a comeback for a year now, recently stating that he completed a test training camp and is looking to negotiate financial terms with the UFC before taking a bout. Woodley (16-3, 6-2 UFC) became one of the more unlikely champions in UFC history with a first-round KO of Lawler in Atlanta last weekend.
Is either side worth betting on right now? If the fight actually gets booked, will the line change drastically? Many questions remain, but we'll have to see how it all goes down.