It’s been just lately reported by MMA Junkie’s Nolan King that former UFC gentle heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, is concentrating on a return to MMA at UFC 285 in Las Vegas on March 5. The PPV card seems to be to be the setting the place ‘Bones’ will lastly make his heavyweight debut. Whereas the primary choice the UFC is pursuing are fights towards Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou, the presumably of a bout towards Curtis Blaydes has been raised as properly. Betting odds for that combat have been fast to hit the books.
The oddsmakers at SportsBetting.ag are favoring Jon Jones to get the win over Curtis Blaydes—in the event that they do find yourself pitted towards each other. Jones is being provided up with a -175 moneyline, and dropping $100 at these odds stands to see a complete return of $157.14. Gamblers can discover Blaydes posted up with an underdog worth of +150, and tossing a invoice at that line might doable win a whole payout of $250.
Jones hasn’t competed since narrowly squeaking by with a choice win over Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 again in February of 2020. Followers actually do not know what to anticipate out of the previous champ at this level, particularly after seeing his waning dominance at 205-pounds being coupled with a prolonged hiatus from competitors. Who actually is aware of what leaping as much as the land of giants goes to seem like for Jon? Everyone knows the legend of heavyweight Jon Jones, however we’ve but to truly see it. Thus far, it’s what Nick Diaz would discuss with as ‘wolf tickets.’
On the flip aspect, the UFC’s #3 ranked heavyweight, Curtis Blaydes, has been very energetic within the division. He fought two-weeks earlier than Jones’ final combat in 2020, and has competed five-times since. In these matches, ‘Razor’ went 4-1, solely being stopped by a Derrick Lewis uppercut.
Trying past his latest document, Blaydes has solely misplaced on two different events, and each instances have been towards the present UFC heavyweight champion, Francis N’Gannou. A cut-above-the-rest wrestling sport has propelled Blaydes to an elite 17-3 document, however how does that stack up towards an enigma like Jon Jones?
**The web site states that the combat should happen earlier than December 2023 for motion.
Take a look at the betting odds for Jon Jones vs. Curtis Blaydes, courtesy of Sportsbetting.ag:
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