Bet on UFC 159: Sonnen vs Jones

Published on April 27th, 2013 2:05 pm EST
UFC 159: Sonnen vs Jones is set to take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Saturday, April 27th.

The main event of the card will feature one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, Jon Jones, against challenger Chael Sonnen. Chael Sonnen is moving up from Middleweight for this fight and will be at a sizable disadvantage when it comes to size.

As a result of this seemingly major mismatch of physical abilities, Jones is a massive favorite to win this fight.

Let's take a look at the current betting odds for the fights that are on the main card of UFC 159:

Jon Jones, -800
Chael Sonnen, +500

Alan Belcher, +145
Michael Bisping, -175

Roy Nelson, -233
Cheick Kongo, +208

Phil Davis, -335
Vinny Magalhaes, +255

Jim Miller, -325
Pat Healy, +250

So, in the case of Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen, a successful $800 wager on Jones would yield a total profit of $100, while a successful $100 bet on Sonnen would return a total of $500.


Now, the current betting odds for the preliminary card fights:

Ovince St. Preux, -190
Gian Villante, +155

Sara McMann, -700
Sheila Gaff, +450

Bryan Caraway, +130
Johnny Bedford, -160

Steven Siler, -130
Kurt Holobaugh, +100

Rustam Khabilov, -310
Yancy Medeiros, +240

James Head, -165
Nick Catone, +135

Cody McKenzie, +150
Leonard Garcia, -185

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