UFC Betting: Jones vs Gane Odds Preview

A pair of title fights top the main card this weekend at UFC 285: Jones vs Gane.

The main event this weekend is a bout for the vacant UFC heavyweight title featuring Jon Jones and Ciryl Gane. At Bovada Sportsbook, Jones is a -175 favorite and Gane a +145 underdog.

Jones is returning to the Octagon for the first time since he vacated the UFC light heavyweight title in August 2020. He hasn’t lost a fight since 2009 and owns an overall record of 26-1 and one no contest, with 10 wins by knockout and six by submission. He hasn’t fought since UFC 247 in February 2020 when he defeated Dominick Reyes by unanimous decision as a -500 favorite.

Gane, the former interim UFC heavyweight champ, is 11-1 with five wins by KO and three wins by submission. He knocked out Tai Tuivasa in the third round as a -560 favorite in his last outing at UFC Fight Night in September.

Shevchenko looks to extend winning streak to 10

Also on the main card this weekend is a women’s flyweight title bout between champion Valentina Shevchenko and Alexa Grasso. At Bovada, Shevchenko is a -900 favorite and Grasso a +575 underdog.

Shevchenko has won her last nine fights to improve her record to 23-3 with eight wins by KO and seven by submission. She extended her winning streak at UFC 275 in June by defeating Taila Santos via split decision as a -800 favorite.

Grasso has won four straight fights to bump her record up to 15-3 with four wins by KO and one by submission. Her most recent victory came over Viviane Araujo by unanimous decision as a -250 favorite at UFC Fight Night 212 in October.

Rakhmonov big favorite vs Neal to remain perfect

One other notable fight on the main card this weekend is a welterweight bout featuring Geoff Neal and Shavkat Rakhmonov. At Bovada, Rakhmonov is a -525 favorite and Neal a +365 underdog.

Rakhmonov is undefeated at 16-0 with eight wins by KO and eight by submission. He last fought in June at UFC on ESPN 38 where he submitted Neil Magny in the second round as a -555 favorite.

Neal is 15-4 with nine wins by KO and two by submission. He defeated Vicente Luque by third-round KO as a +140 underdog in his last outing at UFC on ESPN 40 in August.