Few experts, especially those involved in the oddsmaking process, would go out on a limb and predict Chael Sonnen to dethrone seemingly unflappable light heavyweight champ Jon Jones at UFC 159.
Size and athletic disadvantages, among other predicates, have made Sonnen a 5-to-1 underdog (+500), according to Bovada.com.
But the odds stacked against "The American Gangster" are almost identical to the odds former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar (+550) faced before upsetting B.J. Penn at UFC 112.
So if Edgar could pull off the unthinkable at UFC 112 against B.J. Penn, then who's to say that Sonnen, a two-time middleweight title challenger, can't duplicate that feat against Jones?
Here are three reasons "Bones" should fear what will surely be a desperate and hungry Sonnen at UFC 159.