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Rua-Jones: Who the pros are picking

Updated: March 18, 2011, 9:55 AM ET
By Mike Sloan | Sherdog.com

Considering how much success Mauricio "Shogun" Rua has enjoyed in his mixed martial arts career, it may come as a surprise to some to see him as an underdog to Jon Jones, a challenger with 13 professional appearances under his belt.

The two light heavyweights will square off in the UFC 128 main event on Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., as Rua defends his crown for the first time since he captured it from Lyoto Machida 10 months ago. In June, the 29-year-old Brazilian ...

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