UFC 135 Betting Odds

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DENVER, CO (TheSpread) – The UFC Light Heavyweight Championship is up for grabs this Saturday when UFC 135 takes place from the Pepsi Center. Here is a look at the odds for this event.

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UFC 135 takes place Saturday night and the main card will air live on Pay-Per-View at 9PM ET. There will be two prelims that air live on Spike TV starting at 8PM ET. The event takes place from the Pepsi Center in Denver, Col.

The main event of Saturday’s card is light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, defending his title against former champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Jones (13-1) comes into the fight as the clear favorite, with odds of -700 against Jackson (32-8), who has a money line of +450. Jones is just 24-years-old and has ran through the competition so far, using a great wrestling base with muay thai striking. Jones has a very long reach that allows him to stay out of danger. Jackson comes into the fight having won two-straight fights by decision. Known for his punching power and aggression, Jackson has finished just one of his last seven opponents. The real test for this game will be how Jones handles adversity if it comes his way. He has yet to have his chin tested or face any sort of adversity in the octagon.

Saturday’s co-main event is a welterweight contest with former champion Matt Hughes taking on Josh Koscheck. Koscheck is taking this bout on short notice, as Diego Sanchez was scheduled to face Hughes at first, but suffered an injury. Koscheck (17-5) has odds of -600 to beat Hughes (46-8), while the former champion has a money line of +400. Hughes struggles with superior strikers, which Koscheck is. Koscheck also has a wrestling game to match Hughes, so oddsmakers are having a hard time seeing Hughes win this fight.

For the complete odds and fight card for UFC 135, see below.

UFC 135 Betting Odds & Fight Card

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

Jon Jones -700

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson +450

Welterweight Bout

Josh Koscheck -600

Matt Hughes +400

Heavyweight Bout

Ben Rothwell -340

Mark Hunt +260

Lightweight Bout

Nate Diaz -250

Takanori Gomi +190

Heavyweight Bout

Travis Browne -450

Rob Broughton +300

Lightweight Bout

Tony Ferguson -350

Aaron Riley +275

Middleweight Bout

Tim Boetsch -160

Nick Ring +130

Bantamweight Bout

Takeya Mizugaki -225

Cole Escovedo +175

Featherweight Bout

Eddie Yagin -115

Junior Assuncao -115

Light Heavyweight Bout

James Te Huna -155

Richardo Romero +125

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