UFC 214 Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Betting Prediction & Odds

Posted by Ted Merrick on July 27, 2017 in

The big fight that goes down this weekend is part of UFC 214 at the Honda Center in Anaheim California. UFC 214 sees a main fight on the card that features Daniel Cormier battling against Jon Jones. That is the light heavyweight championship. Let’s take a look at the MMA odds and predictions for Cormier vs. Jones II. Daniel Cormier is much older, and bigger than Jon Jones. Cormier checks into the fight at the age of 38, standing at 5’11, and weighing more than 245lbs. For Jon Jones, at 30 years old, he is much taller, at 6’4, but weighs just over 200lbs.

UFC 214 Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Betting Prediction & Odds

When: Saturday July 29, 2017; 8:00pm CT
Where: Honda Center; Anaheim, CA
TV: PPV
Stream Option: UFC.tv
MMA Odds: Jon Jones -250

Why Bet on Daniel Cormier?

Daniel Cormier is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and overall ranked third as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. He is also the strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champion. Cormier was born in Louisiana, but goes by the nickname of D.C. Cormier fights out of San Jose, and has fought in 20 MMA events.
Cormier has won 19 of them, with 6 of them by knockout. Cormier’s most recent fight was a win over Anthony Johnson back in April in Buffalo New York. Cormier took Johnson down in a submission of rear-naked choke. Of course, Cormier’s lone loss in MMA fights came back in January of 2015 against Jon Jones.

Why Bet on Jon Jones?

Jon Jones is a two time former light heavyweight champion. He won the title in 2011 and then again in 2016. He then went on a one year suspension. When he won the title in 2011, he was just 23 years old. Born and raised in Rochester New York, Jones has moved his fighting camp to Albuquerque New Mexico. Jones is known as Bones or Sexual Chocolate by his peers.

Jones has fought in 22 MMA events, with just one loss to his name. Jones loss was back in December of 2009 when Matt Hamill beat him via illegal elbows. That fight was in Las Vegas. Jones is coming off a win over Ovince Saint Preux as part of UFC 197 in Las Vegas. He was later stripped of that title.

Expert Pick & Prediction

This should be an excellent fight. There is a reason this is the main fight on the card. This is a re-match, and everyone knows the first fight was a good one that went 5 rounds. This fight has a ton of hype, with both sides coming at the other with all sorts of trash talk.

In the end though, Jon Jones is going to come away with the win. Jones just has more tools under his belt than Cormier. Jones is going to move around better, and should be able to win this fight. When you are betting on this fight, bet on Jon Jones -250 over Daniel Cormier in the fight this weekend in Anaheim.