Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Jones vs Almeida?
Jon Jones could potentially face the challenge of Jailton Almeida, in Spring 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Jones vs Almeida stats
Jon Jones would step into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Jailton Almeida would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggest Jones would have a slight advantage in power over Almeida, with a 37% knock out percentage over Almeida's 35%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Almeida would have a massive advantage over Jones, boosting at 60% submission rate over Jones' 26%.
Jon Jones is the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.
Jones has 6-inch reach advantage.
Jones is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 5 months earlier than Almeida, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 50 more professional rounds, 83 to Almeida's 33.
Jones vs Almeida form
Jones has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight, he won against Ciryl Gane at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had beat Thiago Santos at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by split decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Anthony Smith at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had won against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 on 29th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.
Almeida has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis on 4th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
He had beat Parker Porter at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Vieira on 21st May 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Jailton Almeida has been fighting more than Jon Jones.
Jon Jones last fought 8 months and 26 days ago, while Jailton Almeida's last outing was 26 days ago.
Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Almeida's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Jones vs Almeida?
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