Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
26-1-0
17-3-0

The tape

35
Age
31
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
84.6" / 215 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Full record

UD 5SD 5UD 5KO 3NC
Form
KO 1KO 2UD 3KO 2UD 5
26
Wins
17
10
By KO
12
38
KO%
71
6
By Sub
0
23
SUB%
0
1
Losses
3
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2014
28
Bouts
21
82
Rounds
47
6 hours, 1 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 1 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
3

Jon Jones vs Curtis Blaydes preview

When is Jones vs Blaydes?

Jon Jones could potentially take on Curtis Blaydes, in Summer 2022.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Jones vs Blaydes stats

Jon Jones would step into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.

Curtis Blaydes would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Blaydes would have a massive power advantage over Jones, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Jones' 38%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Jones would have a large advantage over Blaydes, boasting at 23% submission rate over Blaydes' 0%.

Jon Jones is the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Jones has 5-inch reach advantage.

Jones is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Blaydes, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 35 more professional rounds, 82 to Blaydes' 47.

Jones vs Blaydes form

Jones has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on 8th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, 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.

He had won against Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Blaydes has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Tom Aspinall at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266 on 4th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19 on 20th February 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Curtis Blaydes has been fighting more than Jon Jones.

Jon Jones last fought 2 years, 9 months and 21 days ago, while Curtis Blaydes' last outing was 4 months and 6 days ago.

Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years and 4 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Blaydes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Jones vs Blaydes?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Jones vs Blaydes 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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