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UFC 135 Picks
- Quinton Jackson vs Jon Jones Can Rampage pull upset? UFC Odds -Now that the title fight between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former champion Quinton Jackson has been made official for UFC 135 in Denver, Colorado, speculation in turn, the competitiveness of this fight.
After his decision victory over Matt Hamill at UFC 130 Predictions
, Jackson cited a number of fighters who would like to see - the name of Jones went out strong as an afterthought. The reflections may not be as interested in a title shot against Jones, though that was obviously what the UFC is cooking. Jackson joked he would need "30 weeks of boot camp" to prepare for the multiple champion, who has not yet been challenged in the cage through eight UFC fights (fight Hamill included). Well, now the fight has been done and a couple of questions skipped.
Namely, how hungry will Jackson -- who admitted he is more motivated by money than titles at this point in his career -- be for that belt? And has the uptick in fame, endorsements and media/social obligations gotten to 23-year-old Jones? Jones has effectively blurred the lines between cockiness and humbleness since beating Mauricio Rua at UFC 128 for the belt. Jackson's issues are motivation, age, distraction and desire. UFC 135 Picks
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If those asterisks even themselves out, then Jones is a UFC Odds 3-to-1 favorite heading into their September clash, going strictly on how each fighter has looked in their respective bouts coming in. UFC 135 Picks
- Quinton Jackson vs Jon Jones Can Rampage pull upset? UFC Odds