Originally written on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The time for talking is finally over, thank goodness because Chael Sonnen’s one-liners were once again getting quite stale, and it’s now time to place your bets. UFC 159 goes down tonight inside Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Sonnen is pegged as a significant 6-to-1 longshot to dethrone reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) in tonight’s main attraction. Jones, meanwhile, is a whopping 10-to-1 odds-on favorite to steamroll Uncle Chael to post his fifth consecutive title defense. From a betting standpoint, the co-main event between Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will be more competitive. Bisping is a -175 favorite, while “The Talent” checks in just behind at +145. Here are the wagering lines for UFC 159 (Courtesy of BetUS): Favorites (-) Underdogs (+) Preliminary Card: Kurt Holobaugh +100 Steven Siler -130 Nick Catone +120 James Head -150 Cody Mckenzie +150 Leonard Garcia -180 Yancy Medeiros +220 Rustam Khabilov -300 Sheila Gaff +450 Sara McMann -700 Gian Villante +155 Ovince St Preux -190 Johnny Bedford -155 Bryan Caraway +125 Main Card: Pat Healy +250 Jim Miller -350 Vinicius Magalhaes +250 Phil Davis -350 Cheick Kongo +190 Roy Nelson -240 Alan Belcher +145 Michael Bisping -175 Chael Sonnen +600 Jon Jones -1000

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