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Who won Garbrandt vs Jones?
Cody Garbrandt beat Trevin Jones by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 285, on Saturday 4th March 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cody Garbrandt.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Garbrandt vs Jones stats
Cody Garbrandt stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Trevin Jones made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Garbrandt had a massive power advantage over Jones, boasting at 83% knock out percentage over Jones' 23%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jones had a massive advantage over Garbrandt, boosting at 31% submission rate over Garbrandt's 0%.
Cody Garbrandt was the younger man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Garbrandt had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jones. Despite this, Jones had 5-inch reach advantage.
Garbrandt was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 8 months later than Jones, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 35 to Jones' 69.
Garbrandt vs Jones form
Cody Garbrandt had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kai Kara France at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Rob Font at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.
Going into that contest, he had won against Raphael Assuncao at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Pedro Munhoz at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
Garbrandt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Jones' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Garbrandt vs Jones?
Cody Garbrandt was a 14/25 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Trevin Jones made his way into the ring at 29/20 (+150) with oddsmakers.