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Jon Jones vs Johnny Walker preview
When is Jones vs Walker?
Jon Jones could potentially face Johnny Walker, in Late 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Jones vs Walker 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.
Johnny Walker would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Walker would have a massive power advantage over Jones, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Jones' 37%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Jones would have an advantage over Walker, with a 26% submission rate over Walker's 15%.
Jon Jones is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Walker has a height advantage of 2 inches over Jones. Despite this, he has 3-inch reach advantage.
Jones is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Walker, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 43 more professional rounds, 83 to Walker's 40.
Jones vs Walker 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 beat 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 beat 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 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.
Before that, 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.
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.
Walker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Paul Craig at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had won against Ion Cutelaba at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Jamahal Hill at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Johnny Walker has been fighting more than Jon Jones.
Jon Jones last fought 20 days ago, while Johnny Walker's last outing was 2 months and 3 days ago.
Jones' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Walker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 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 Walker?
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