Jon Jones vs Stipe Miocic – Fight Preview & Analysis

UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 11, 2023, in New York City, New York, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jon “Bones” Jones will take on Stipe Miocic in the UFC Heavyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 295 card.

Jones brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 84″ reach. In contrast, Miocic, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 80″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.

With a 57% striking accuracy, Jones has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 4.29 per minute. On the other hand, Miocic boasts a 53% striking accuracy, landing approximately 4.82 significant strikes per minute.

In this post, we will break down Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic matchup. Let’s take a 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 27-1-0 (1 NC) record. Jones will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Ciryl Gane at UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane in March.

Miocic, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Francis Ngannou on March 4, 2023, at UFC 260: Miocic vs. Ngannou and holds a 20-4-0 record.

Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic
36
Age
41
6′ 4″
Height
6′ 4″
248 lbs.
Weight
240 lbs.
84″
Reach
80″
27-1-0 (1 NC)
Record
20-4-0
Orthodox
Stance
Orthodox

Jon Jones has a orthodox fighting stance with an 84″ reach. The 41-year-old Stipe Miocic is an orthodox fighter with a 80″ 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, you fight southpaw.

Jon Jones stats

→ Jones’s striking accuracy is 57%.
→ Jones lands 4.29 significant strikes per minute.
→ Jones’s takedown accuracy is 45%.
→ Jones’s takedown average is 1.93 per 15 minutes.
→ Jones’s takedown defense is 95%.

Jones comes in with 57% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.29 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Miocic fires at 53% accuracy, landing about 4.82 significant strikes per minute. Jon Jones also has a 45% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.93 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Miocic’s 1.86 takedowns and 68% takedown accuracy.

Stipe Miocic stats

→ Miocic’s striking accuracy is 53%.
→ Miocic lands 4.82 significant strikes per minute.
→ Miocic’s takedown accuracy is 34%.
→ Miocic’s takedown average is 1.86 per 15 minutes.
→ Miocic’s takedown defense is 68%.

Stipe spent, on average, 11:11 minutes in the Octagon, and Jon has an average fight time of 14:53 minutes.

Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be a fun clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Jon or Stipe? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 295: Jones vs. Miocic
Date
November 11, 2023
Location
New York City, New York, USA
Matchup
Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic

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