The MMA Vivisection – UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith picks, odds, & analysis

This week’s UFC card looks like it could be among their all-time greats. A stacked event featuring four current or former champions, a bevvy…

By: Zane Simon | 5 years ago
The MMA Vivisection – UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith picks, odds, & analysis
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This week’s UFC card looks like it could be among their all-time greats. A stacked event featuring four current or former champions, a bevvy of top-ranked challengers, and a couple of can’t-miss action bouts. Jon Jones defends his light heavyweight belt against Anthony Smith in the main event, while Tyron Woodley puts the welterweight strap on the line against Kamaru Usman in the co-main. Ben Askren makes his debut against Robbie Lawler, while Tecia torres, Weili Zhang, Cody Garbrandt, and Pedro Munhoz make their arguments for championship fight consideration. And that’s without touching the prelims.

If you’re looking for info on the ESPN and Fight Pass portions of the event you can find that right here (or watch it the old fashioned way on YouTube).

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Here’s a look at the UFC 235 card as it stands right now:

PPV MAIN CARD | 10PM/7PM ET/PT
Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith – 3:00, 23:12 Odds
Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman – 26:14, 41:14 Odds
Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren – 42:44, 55:19 Odds
Tecia Torres vs. Weili Zhang – 57:02, 1:08:00 Odds
Cody Garbrandt vs. Pedro Munhoz – 1:09:22, 1:25:27 Odds

ESPN PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ET/PT
Jeremy Stephens vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov – 3:00, 13:26 Odds
Misha Cirkunov vs. Johnny Walker – 17:19, 26:26 Odds
Alejandro Perez vs. Cody Stamann – 28:06, 38:16 Odds
Diego Sanchez vs. Mickey Gall – 40:08, 44:39 Odds

EARLY FIGHTPASS PRELIMS | 6:15PM/3:15PM ET/PT
Charles Byrd vs. Edmen Shahbazyan – 45:58, 52:06 Odds
Gina Mazany vs. Macy Chiasson – 52:53, 55:27 Odds
Polyana Viana vs. Hannah Cifers – 56:08, 1:01:48 Odds

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Zane Simon
Zane Simon

Zane Simon is a senior editor, writer, and podcaster for Bloody Elbow. He has worked with the website since 2013, taking on a wide variety of roles. A lifelong combat sports fan, Zane has trained off & on in both boxing and Muay Thai. He currently hosts the long-running MMA Vivisection podcast, which he took over from Nate Wilcox & Dallas Winston in 2015, as well as the 6th Round podcast, started in 2014. Zane is also responsible for developing and maintaining the ‘List of current UFC fighters’ on Bloody Elbow, a resource he originally developed for Wikipedia in 2010.

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