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Jon Jones Opens as -500 Betting Favorite Against Anthony Smith

January 7, 2019 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
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Per Best Fight Odds, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has opened as a significant betting favorite against underdog Anthony Smith for their upcoming planned title bout. Currently, Jon Jones is listed as a -500 betting favorite and Smith is the underdog at +350. You can check out the fight odds listing below.

Anthony Smith is undefeated since moving up to light heavyweight in the UFC, knocking out former champions Rashad Evans and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. In his last fight, he submitted former title contender Volkan Oezdemir last October at UFC Fight Night 138.

Jon Jones returned to the Octagon last month at UFC 232. He knocked out Alexander Gustafsson in the third round to recapture the UFC light heavyweight title.

UFC 235 is currently scheduled for March 2. The event will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight card will be broadcast live on pay-per-view. Prelims will be shown on ESPN and ESPN+.