Fightful Disqus: Will Anthony Smith Last Two Rounds Against Jon Jones?


You've probably seen the odds by now, but if you haven't, Jon Jones opened as a -600 favorite over Anthony Smith (+400) in their UFC 235 main event.

For comparison, Jones opened at a -675 favorite over Ovince Saint Preux (+450) for their bout at UFC 197. He was also favored by a similar margin in his UFC 172 fight against Glover Teixeira. The oddsmakers were kinder to Daniel Cormier (+220 at UFC 214) and Alexander Gustafsson (+150 at UFC 232). 

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Anthony Smith recently addressed critics who believed he would be finished in the first round. You can view his full comments here. We'll give Anthony Smith an extra round out of fairness to him and Jon Jones' recent gameplans, where he has started slow in order to breakdown opponents before putting them away.

What say you, Fightful faithful: Will Anthony Smith make it out of the second round against Jon Jones?

Let us know in the comments section below.

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