Jon Jones Opens as Monstrous Favorite Over Dan Henderson

Jon "Bones" Jones
When Jon Jones next defends his UFC light heavyweight title, against Dan Henderson, he’ll enter the fight not only as the favorite, but a huge overwhelmingly so.

According to Nick Kalikas of, Jones will enter his next title defense as a monster favorite facing former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson.

The odds currently have Jon Jones listed as a -565 favorite with the comeback on the underdog Henderson at +385.

While the numbers may seem somewhat out of whack for a title fight, the fact is Jones has been a huge favorite in his last few fights and delivered every single time.

The reigning and defending 205-pound champion has been an unstoppable wrecking machine since entering the UFC, and the oddsmakers tend to believe his streak will continue against Henderson when they meet later this year.

While no date has been set for the title fight yet, current rumors have Jones vs. Henderson headed towards UFC 149 in Calgary on July 21.

Whenever the fight takes place, Henderson will have some long odds against him as he tries to dethrone one of the UFC’s fastest rising stars and one of the most devastating fighters in the game today in Jon Jones.