Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
27-1-0
14-7-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Heavyweight

The tape

36
Age
31
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
84.6" / 215 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

SUB 1UD 5SD 5UD 5KO 3
Form
SUB 1SUB 2KO 1KO 3KO 2
27
Wins
14
10
By KO
13
37
KO%
93
7
By Sub
0
26
SUB%
0
1
Losses
7
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2012
29
Bouts
21
83
Rounds
32
6 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 48 minutes

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

-
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
12

Jon Jones vs Tai Tuivasa preview

When is Jones vs Tuivasa?

Jon Jones could potentially square off against Tai Tuivasa, in Late 2024.

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 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Tai Tuivasa would make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 7 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' 37%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Jones would have a large advantage over Tuivasa, boasting at 26% submission rate over Tuivasa's 0%.

Jon Jones is the older man by 5 years, at 36 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 7 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 51 more professional rounds, 83 to Tuivasa's 32.

Jones vs Tuivasa 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.

Tai Tuivasa has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Marcin Tybura at UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura on 16th March 2024 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Volkov at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Ciryl Gane at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

He had defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tai Tuivasa has been fighting more than Jon Jones.

Jon Jones last fought 1 year, 1 month and 8 days ago, while Tai Tuivasa's last outing was 27 days ago.

Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 14 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.

Tuivasa's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 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?

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