Vitor Belfort Facing Long Odds Against Jon Jones at UFC 152

Written by Tom Ngo
August 24th, 2012

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

Octagon officials might be thrilled Vitor Belfort manned up to face light heavyweight king Jon Jones (Pictured) at UFC 152, but the Gambling Gods profess “The Phenom” shouldn’t even bother showing up on September 22nd.

If you thought Jones was a significant favorite to dispose of Dan Henderson at UFC 151 as a 7.5-to-1 odds-on favorite, “Bones” is pegged as a whopping 12-to-1 favorite to throttle the former 205-pound champion in Canada.

Belfort, meanwhile, checks in as a 7-to-1 longshot.

UFC 152 takes place inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Here are the early lines for Jones vs. Belfort (Courtesy of Bovada.lv):

Underdog (+) Favorite (-)

Vitor Belfort +700
Jon Jones -1200

Gambling 101:

Bet $100 on Belfort and he’s victorious, you win $700
Bet $1,200 on Belfort and he’s victorious, you win $100

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