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With the much-awaited UFC 285 just around the corner here is a preview of the highly anticipated fight between JON JONES and CYRIEL GANE. This fight will determine who is the best light heavyweight fighter in UFC history.




Jon Jones will take on Ciryl Gane in the main event of UFC 285, on Saturday 4th March 2023 at T- T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas United States. The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there’s no weight limit. This contest is for the UFC heavyweight championship.

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Jones vs Gane in the main event of UFC 285, on Saturday 4th March 2023 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas



Jon Jones steps into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knockout and 6 by submission.
Ciryl Gane will make his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knockout and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Gane has a slight advantage in power over Jones, with a 45 knock-out percentage over Jones’ 38.
However, their records suggest Gane will have a slight advantage over Jones, with a 27 submission rate over Jones’ 23, If the fight goes to the ground.

Jon Jones is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old. Jones has a 2- 2-inch reach advantage.
Jones is the more experienced professional fighterhaving had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 10 years and 3 months earlier than Gane, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 82 to Gane’s 34.

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Jones vs Gane in the main event of UFC 285, on Saturday 4th March 2023


Jones has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponentsstopping 1 of them, and going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat 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’d beat Thiago Santos at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by a split decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T- T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he’d won against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T- T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he’d beat 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’d beat 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.

Gane has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponentsstopping 3 of them, and going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he’d been beaten by Francis NGannou at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Going into that contest, he’d defeated Derrick Lewis at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he’d won against Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5-round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He’d defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

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In terms of recent activity, Ciryl Gane has been fighting more than Jon Jones.
Jon Jones last fought 2 years, 11 months and 7 days ago, while Ciryl Gane’s last outing was 4 months and 12 days ago.

Jones’ last 5 fights have come over 5 years, 5 months, and 17 daysmeaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month, and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 roundsmeaning that they lasted 4.2 rounds on average.

Gane’s last 5 fights have come over 2 years, 1 month, and 3 daysmeaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 roundsmeaning that they lasted 3.6 rounds on average.


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