Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
27-1-0
21-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Heavyweight

The tape

36
Age
33
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
84.6" / 215 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Full record

SUB 1UD 5SD 5UD 5KO 3
Form
SUB 1KO 2UD 5SUB 1KO 2
27
Wins
21
10
By KO
7
37
KO%
33
7
By Sub
13
26
SUB%
62
1
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2012
29
Bouts
24
83
Rounds
36
6 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 2 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
7

Jon Jones vs Jailton Almeida preview

When is Jones vs Almeida?

Jon Jones could potentially face the challenge of Jailton Almeida, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

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 21 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 13 by submission.

The stats suggest Jones would have a slight advantage in power over Almeida, with a 37% knock out percentage over Almeida's 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Almeida would have a massive advantage over Jones, boasting a 62% submission rate over Jones' 26%.

Jon Jones is the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.

Jones has a 6-inch reach advantage.

Jones is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 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 47 more professional rounds, 83 to Almeida's 36.

Jones vs Almeida form

Jones has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Ciryl Gane at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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 defeated 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 was victorious against 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 beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Alexander Romanov at UFC 302 on 1st June 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he was victorious against 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.

He had won against Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Jailton Almeida has been fighting more than Jon Jones.

Jon Jones last fought 1 year, 4 months and 13 days ago, while Jailton Almeida's last outing was 1 month and 16 days ago.

Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 9 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, 5 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Jones vs Almeida?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Jones vs Almeida yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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