Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Jones vs Tuivasa?
Jon Jones could potentially square off against Tai Tuivasa, in Late 2022.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Jones vs Tuivasa 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.
Tai Tuivasa would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Tuivasa would have a massive power advantage over Jones, boosting at 93% knock out percentage over Jones' 38%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Jones would have a large advantage over Tuivasa, boasting at 23% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.
Jon Jones is the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Jones has a height advantage of 2 inches over Tuivasa. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Jones is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Tuivasa, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 54 more professional rounds, 82 to Tuivasa's 28.
Jones vs Tuivasa 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 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against 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 defeated 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 defeated 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.
Tai Tuivasa has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had won against Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Augusto Sakai at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Greg Hardy at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had won against Harry Hunsucker at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Tai Tuivasa has been fighting more than Jon Jones.
Jon Jones last fought 2 years, 9 months and 24 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing was 2 months and 29 days ago.
Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Jones vs Tuivasa?
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