‘UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Main Card Betting Odds

Written by Tom Ngo
April 24th, 2013

UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones

Within a matter of days, reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) has dropped from being a 10-to-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 to only a 8-to-1 favorite to trounce Uncle Chael .

Sonnen, meanwhile, is a 5-to-1 longshot to dethrone “Bones” on Saturday.

From a betting standpoint, the co-main event between Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will be the main card’s most competitive. Bisping is a -165 favorite, while “The Talent” checks in just behind at +135.

Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey hosts this weekend’s show.

Here are the available wagering lines for Saturday (Courtesy of BetUS):

Favorites (-) Underdogs (+)

Pat Healy +275
Jim Miller -375

Vinicius Magalhaes +250
Phil Davis -350

Cheick Kongo +190
Roy Nelson -240

Alan Belcher +135
Michael Bisping -165

Chael Sonnen +500
Jon Jones -800

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