Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Jones vs Usman?
Jon Jones could potentially face the challenge of Kamaru Usman, in Early 2024.
The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Jones vs Usman 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.
Kamaru Usman would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Usman would have a slight advantage in power over Jones, with a 45% knock out percentage over Jones' 37%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Jones would have a large advantage over Usman, boasting at 26% submission rate over Usman's 5%.
Jon Jones is the same age as Kamaru Usman, at 36 years old.
Jones has a height advantage of 4 inches over Usman. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Jones is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 4 years and 7 months earlier than Usman, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, 83 to Usman's 76.
Jones vs Usman 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.
Usman has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Leon Edwards at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Leon Edwards at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Before that, he had defeated Colby Covington at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had beat Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
In terms of recent activity, Kamaru Usman has been fighting more than Jon Jones.
Jon Jones last fought 9 months ago, while Kamaru Usman's last outing was 1 month and 13 days ago.
Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Jones vs Usman?
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