Jon Jones Slight Favourite To Beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 182

Published on January 3rd, 2015 4:27 am EST


One of the most anticipated fights of the last couple of years will see Light Heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones take on Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 182.

The build-up to this fight has been tremendous as the two men have been going at each other in the media and in person for months now. There was a press conference a number of months ago that saw the two men get into a physical altercation and things have not cooled down since. Jones and Cormier have verbally sparred at fighter meetings and in backstage hallways in the lead-up to the fight.

With all of that being said, who is the favourite heading into this fight - is it the champion Jon Jones or is it the challenger Daniel Cormier?

Here are the current odds for this tilt:

Jon Jones, -175
Daniel Cormier, +145

So, according to these odds, Jon Jones has a 63.69% chance of winning the fight while Daniel Cormier has about a 40.82% chance of winning.


It's interesting to note that these odds basically haven't changed since they were first released in July of 2014. Here were the odds at that time:

Daniel Cormier, +145
Jon Jones, -170

The general consensus is that Jones has the slight edge but that Cormier certainly has the ability to win.

This should be a fantastic fight - who have you got?

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