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Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Cormier vs Jones?
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
This contest was for the UFC light heavyweight championship.
Cormier vs Jones stats
Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Jon Jones made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Cormier had a slight advantage in power over Jones, with a 42% knock out percentage over Jones' 41%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jones had a slight advantage over Cormier, with a 27% submission rate over Cormier's 21%.
Daniel Cormier was the older man by 8 years, at 44 years old.
Jones had a height advantage of 5 inches over Cormier. That also extended to a 13-inch reach advantage.
Cormier was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 5 months later than Jones, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 66 to Jones' 83.
Cormier's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Cormier vs Jones?
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