Jones vs. Sonnen: 4 Keys to Victory for Jones

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Jones vs. Sonnen: 4 Keys to Victory for Jones
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Rarely does a UFC champ get the opportunity to lock horns with a massive underdog with a belt on the line.

Unbeaten light heavyweight champ Jon Jones will get one of those chances when he squares off against fading challenger Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 tonight.

To most pundits, Jones, deemed an 8-to-1 favorite (-800) by Bovada.com, seems like a gross mismatch for Sonnen, a loser of two of his last four fights.

Although Sonnen used heavy trash talking to get his crack at Jones' belt, the 36-year-old Oregonian grinded his way to a pair of title shots in the middleweight division, and he can't be underestimated by anyone, even Jones.

Here are four keys to victory for "Bones."

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