UFC 140 Odds Preview
Tonight’s UFC 140 event will take place in the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, beginning at 9 PM ET on pay-per-view. This UFC 140 fight cad will feature some of the greatest names ever to step into the Octagon. From old school to new school and everything in between, UFC 140 promises to be a must-see event in which anything can happen.
In the main event of the evening, MMA’s newest sensation, UFC light heavyweight champion, (14-1-0) Jon “Bones” Jones defends his title for the second time against former 205-pound king, (17-2-0) Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida. This will be a five, five-minute round war and the winner will walk out as the undisputed UFC light heavyweight champ.
It comes to no surprise that the American title-holder has been listed as a huge favorite over the Brazilian challenger. According to the latest UFC 140 Odds, Jones is a 2/11 favorite to defeat Machida at 7/2. In other words, Bones will have a -550 money-line versus The Dragon’s very attractive, +350 money-line. In addition, UFC 140 Odds makers also believe that this fight will not go the distance. In fact, there are some very interesting UFC 140 Odds for the round-results!
According to the experts, the Jones-Machida fight is most likely to go two rounds but not 4. Currently, the UFC 140 Odds dictate that they will Complete 2 Full Rounds at -175 rather than it ending before then (+125). However, that’s as far as oddsmakers are willing to extend the likelihood of this fight. The Jon Jones vs Lyoto Machida Round Props indicate that the probability of this fight going more than 4 rounds is highly unlikely, currently with a +165 money-line. Instead, most specialists believe that bout will not see the end of the 4th round at -205 [money-line]. What’s your take on this great matchup? Can Machida regain the title and put a stop the biggest meteoric rise in MMA history?
Here’s the rest of tonight’s UFC 140 Odds Preview:
- Frank Mir [-265] vs Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira [+205]
- Tito “The People’s Champ” Ortiz [+175] vs Antonio Rogerio “Little Nog” Nogueira [-225]
- Mark Hominick [-500] vs Chan Sung Jung [+300]
- Krzysztof Soszynski [-250] vs Igor Pokrajac [+190]
- Brian Ebersole [-125] vs Claude Patrick [-105]