Today, the people at MMA Interviews made the above compilation of fighter picks for the upcoming light heavyweight title tilt between incumbent Jon Jones and former champion Rashad Evans. Given the overwhelming odds in favor of Jones, currently a -550 aggregate favorite, the professionals were surprisingly split on which fighter would leave UFC 145 carry the strap.
Though all fighters interviewed recognized that Evans was coming in as an underdog, that did not stop several from picking Suga’ to win. Even those who saw the fight going for the current champion acknowledged the troubles that Evans presents to Jones. While this may be a case of professional over-thinking, there is a chance that the fighters know something that Las Vegas has yet to pick up on.