Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane fight preview

UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 4, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will take on Ciryl ‘Bon Gamin’ Gane in the UFC Heavyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 285 card.

In this post, we will break down Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 36-year-old, Jon Jones is coming in with a 26-1-0 (1 NC) record. Jones will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247: Jones vs. Reyes in February.

Gane, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO win against Tai Tuivasa on February 8, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa and holds a 11-1-0 record.

Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane
6′ 4″
6′ 4″
205 lbs.
245 lbs.
26-1-0 (1 NC)

Jon Jones has an orthodox fighting stance with a 84 reach. The 34-year-old, Ciryl Gane is an orthodox fighter with a 81 reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Jon Jones:
→ Jones’s striking accuracy is .
→ Jones lands 4.3 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jones’s takedown accuracy is .
→ Jones’s takedown average is 1.85 per 15 minutes.
→ Jones’s takedown defense is .

Jones comes in with striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.3 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Gane fires at 59% accuracy, landing about 5.11 significant strikes per minute. Jon Jones also has a takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.85 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Gane’s 0.62 takedowns and 55% takedown accuracy.

Ciryl Gane:
→ Gane’s striking accuracy is 59%.
→ Gane lands 5.11 significant strikes per minute.
→ Gane’s takedown accuracy is 21%.
→ Gane’s takedown average is 0.62 per 15 minutes.
→ Gane’s takedown defense is 55%.

Ciryl spent on average 16:07 minutes in the Octagon and Jon has an average fight time of minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC 285 is live in , who do you think will win, Jon or Ciryl? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane
March 4, 2023
Las Vegas, Nevada
Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane

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