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Who won Jones vs Gustafsson?
Jon Jones beat Alexander Gustafsson by , during the main event of UFC 232, on Saturday 29th December 2018 at The Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jon Jones.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
This contest was for the UFC light heavyweight championship.
Jones vs Gustafsson stats
Jon Jones stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Alexander Gustafsson made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Gustafsson had advantage in power over Jones, with a 61% knock out percentage over Jones' 41%.
Jon Jones was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Gustafsson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jones. Despite this, he had 6-inch reach advantage.
Jones was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 months later than Gustafsson, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 82 to Gustafsson's 54.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alexander Gustafsson had been fighting more than Jon Jones.
Going to this contest, Jon Jones had last fought 4 years and 11 months ago, while Alexander Gustafsson's last outing had been 5 years, 1 month and 1 day ago.