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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 more than a 9-to-1 favorite to throttle the former 205-pound champion in Canada.

Belfort, meanwhile, checks in as a -625 longshot.

UFC 152 takes place inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Here are the early lines for Jones vs. Belfort (Courtesy of

Underdog (+) Favorite (-)

Vitor Belfort +625
Jon Jones -925

Gambling 101:

Bet $100 on Belfort and he’s victorious, you win $625
Bet $925 on Belfort and he’s victorious, you win $100


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