LAS VEGAS – Who has the edge in Saturday’s “UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier” headliner? The UFC light heavyweight champion, the challenger and several of their fellow fighters gave us their predictions.
In the pay-per-view main event, champ Jon Jones (20-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) meets undefeated challenger Daniel Cormier (15-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC). It’s a matchup with two of the top 205-pound fighters in the world, as Jones sits at No. 1 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA light heavyweight rankings while Cormier checks in at No. 3.
Oddsmakers have pegged Jones a slight favorite in the contest, but it seems plenty of late money is rolling in on Cormier.
So who wins? Check out the above video as Donald Cerrone, Dominick Cruz, Patrick Cummins, Hector Lombard and Mike Rhodes all offer their predictions. Jones and Cormier each weigh in with their thoughts, as well.
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