Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
27-1-0
20-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Heavyweight

The tape

36
Age
32
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
KO 2UD 5SUB 1KO 2SUB 1
27
Wins
20
10
By KO
7
37
KO%
35
7
By Sub
12
26
SUB%
60
1
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2012
29
Bouts
23
83
Rounds
35
6 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 0 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
7
-
Bellator
-
6
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 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, 3 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 5 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 48 more professional rounds, 83 to Almeida's 35.

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 beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he Curtis Blaydes at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Anton Turkalj at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

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

Jon Jones last fought 1 year, 1 month and 11 days ago, while Jailton Almeida's last outing was 1 month and 6 days ago.

Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 21 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, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 26 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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