Originally Posted by kevint13
I agree, but one is at a disadvantage because of the weight. Do I think Anderson has the skills to beat Jones? Yes. But based on the difference in size I expect Jones to win. Same with Silva/GSP. I think GSP has the skills and could possibly beat Anderson, but I would expect Anderson to win the fight.
So in some ways, Jones has more to lose as he is expected to win. I would be willing to bet that if this fight happens Jones is the favorite.
Some of the smaller HWs have been at a size disadvantage (height and weight) with their bigger opponent and yet we've seen the smaller man KO the giant. Jones' youth and size can't be negated as pluses in his favor, but Silva's experience and knowledge are big pluses too. Like they say, you never know what will happen in a fight.