Fight Matrix Program – UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith (03-02-2019)

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Light Heavyweight Championship (205)
[#1/#1P4P] Jon Jones (23-1-0, -1032) vs. [#5] Anthony Smith (31-13-0, +615)
Jon Jones is the All-Time #1 ranked Light Heavyweight and #3 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Jon Jones (2-0-0, 1 NC)
2018-12-29: W vs. [#4LHW] Alexander Gustafsson (18-5-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:02 of round 3
2017-07-29: NC vs. [#1HW+/#3DD/#2P4P] Daniel Cormier (22-1-0)
2016-04-23: W vs. [#19LHW] Ovince St. Preux (23-12-0) via UD (50-44, 50-45, 50-45)

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Smith (3-0-0)
2018-10-27: W vs. [#11LHW] Volkan Oezdemir (15-3-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:26 of round 3
2018-07-22: W vs. [#22LHW] Mauricio Rua (26-11-0) via KO (Elbow) in 1:29 of round 1
2018-06-09: W vs. [*] Rashad Evans (21-8-1) via KO (Knee) in 0:53 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Jon Jones – Win%: 86.69
Elo Favorite (Standard): Jon Jones (2390.23) [+386.04] – Win%: 85.37
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jon Jones (2377.12) [+379.53] – Win%: 84.04
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jon Jones 63, Anthony Smith 126
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 2 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight Championship (170)
[#1/#4DD/#6P4P] Tyron Woodley (19-3-1, -189) vs. [#3] Kamaru Usman (14-1-0, +155)
Tyron Woodley is the All-Time #3 ranked Welterweight and #19 ranked Absolute fighter.
Kamaru Usman is the All-Time #34 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Tyron Woodley (3-0-0)
2018-09-08: W vs. [#4WW] Darren Till (17-1-1) via Submission (Brabo Choke) in 4:19 of round 2
2017-07-29: W vs. [#12WW] Demian Maia (26-9-0) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
2017-03-04: W vs. [#5WW] Stephen Thompson (14-3-1) via MD (48-47, 47-47, 48-47)

Last 3 Fights: Kamaru Usman (3-0-0)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#6WW] Rafael dos Anjos (28-11-0) via UD (49-45, 50-43, 48-47)
2018-05-19: W vs. [#12WW] Demian Maia (26-9-0) via UD (50-45, 49-46, 49-46)
2018-01-14: W vs. [#33WW] Emil Meek (9-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Tyron Woodley – Win%: 62.51
Elo Favorite (Standard): Tyron Woodley (2368.66) [+156.96] – Win%: 67.20
Elo Favorite (Modified): Tyron Woodley (2274.94) [+124.21] – Win%: 63.27
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Tyron Woodley 175, Kamaru Usman 92
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#9] Robbie Lawler (28-12-0, +219) vs. [*] Ben Askren (18-0-0, -275)
Robbie Lawler is the All-Time #4 ranked Welterweight and #24 ranked Absolute fighter.
Ben Askren is the All-Time #31 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Robbie Lawler (1-2-0)
2017-12-16: L vs. [#6WW] Rafael dos Anjos (28-11-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)
2017-07-29: W vs. [#4LW] Donald Cerrone (35-11-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2016-07-30: L vs. [#1WW/#4DD/#6P4P] Tyron Woodley (19-3-1) via KO (Punches) in 2:12 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Ben Askren (3-0-0)
2017-11-24: W vs. [#67WW] Shinya Aoki (42-8-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:57 of round 1
2017-09-02: W vs. [#56MW] Zebaztian Kadestam (11-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:09 of round 2
2017-05-26: W vs. [#314MW] Agilan Thani (9-3-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 2:20 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Ben Askren – Win%: 70.05
Elo Favorite (Standard): Robbie Lawler (2126.98) [+15.38] – Win%: 51.76
Elo Favorite (Modified): Ben Askren (2090.31) [+41.31] – Win%: 54.51
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Robbie Lawler 441, Ben Askren 463
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#7] Weili Zhang (18-1-0, -156) vs. [#10] Tecia Torres (10-3-0, +126)

Last 3 Fights: Weili Zhang (3-0-0)
2018-11-24: W vs. [#28SW] Jessica Aguilar (20-7-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 3:41 of round 1
2018-08-04: W vs. [#26SW] Danielle Taylor (10-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-10-03: W vs. [#162FLY] Bianca Sattelmayer (7-11-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 3:29 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Tecia Torres (1-2-0)
2018-07-28: L vs. [#5FLY] Joanna Jedrzejczyk (15-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-02-24: L vs. [#2SW/#4DD/#3P4P] Jessica Andrade (19-6-0) via UD (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#9SW] Michelle Waterson (16-6-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Weili Zhang – Win%: 57.93
Elo Favorite (Standard): Weili Zhang (1717.24) [+239.27] – Win%: 74.90
Elo Favorite (Modified): Weili Zhang (1708.21) [+203.23] – Win%: 70.88
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Weili Zhang 98, Tecia Torres 217
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#4] Cody Garbrandt (11-2-0, -194) vs. [#9] Pedro Munhoz (17-3-0, +157)
Cody Garbrandt is the All-Time #6 ranked Bantamweight fighter.
Pedro Munhoz is the All-Time #46 ranked Bantamweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Cody Garbrandt (1-2-0)
2018-08-04: L vs. [#1BW/#9DD] T.J. Dillashaw (16-4-0) via KO (Knee and Punches) in 4:10 of round 1
2017-11-04: L vs. [#1BW/#9DD] T.J. Dillashaw (16-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:41 of round 2
2016-12-30: W vs. [*] Dominick Cruz (22-2-0) via UD (48-46, 48-46, 48-47)

Last 3 Fights: Pedro Munhoz (2-1-0)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#45BW] Bryan Caraway (21-9-0) via TKO (Body Kick and Punches) in 2:39 of round 1
2018-08-04: W vs. [#27BW] Brett Johns (15-2-0) via UD (30-26, 29-28, 29-27)
2018-03-03: L vs. [#15BW] John Dodson (20-11-0) via SD (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Cody Garbrandt – Win%: 62.90
Elo Favorite (Standard): Pedro Munhoz (1895.14) [+14.62] – Win%: 51.67
Elo Favorite (Modified): Pedro Munhoz (1940.88) [+50.68] – Win%: 55.52
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Cody Garbrandt 210, Pedro Munhoz 92
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Featherweight (145)
[#7] Jeremy Stephens (28-15-0, +181) vs. [#30] Zabit Magomedsharipov (16-1-0, -227)
Jeremy Stephens is the All-Time #16 ranked Featherweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Jeremy Stephens (2-1-0)
2018-07-28: L vs. [#2FW/#8DD] Jose Aldo (28-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:19 of round 1
2018-02-24: W vs. [#12FW] Josh Emmett (13-2-0) via KO (Elbows) in 1:35 of round 2
2018-01-14: W vs. [#35FW] Doo Ho Choi (14-3-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 2:36 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Zabit Magomedsharipov (3-0-0)
2018-09-08: W vs. [#156FW] Brandon Davis (9-5-0) via Submission (Kneebar) in 4:36 of round 2
2018-04-07: W vs. [#155FW] Kyle Bochniak (8-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-11-25: W vs. [#66FW] Sheymon Moraes (11-2-0) via Submission (Anaconda Choke) in 4:30 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Zabit Magomedsharipov – Win%: 66.10
Elo Favorite (Standard): Jeremy Stephens (1916.80) [+42.98] – Win%: 54.89
Elo Favorite (Modified): Jeremy Stephens (1934.01) [+75.28] – Win%: 58.16
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jeremy Stephens 217, Zabit Magomedsharipov 175
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#26] Misha Cirkunov (14-4-0, +120) vs. [#35] Johnny Walker (16-3-0, -148)

Last 3 Fights: Misha Cirkunov (1-2-0)
2018-10-27: W vs. [#42LHW] Patrick Cummins (10-6-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 2:40 of round 1
2017-12-16: L vs. [#9LHW] Glover Teixeira (28-7-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:45 of round 1
2017-05-28: L vs. [#11LHW] Volkan Oezdemir (15-3-0) via KO (Punch) in 0:28 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Johnny Walker (3-0-0)
2019-02-02: W vs. [#124LHW] Justin Ledet (9-2-0) via TKO (Spinning Back Fist and Punches) in 0:15 of round 1
2018-11-17: W vs. [#79LHW] Khalil Rountree (7-4-0) via KO (Elbow) in 1:57 of round 1
2018-08-11: W vs. [#136LHW] Henrique da Silva (14-6-0) via UD ()

Odds Favorite (Implied): Johnny Walker – Win%: 56.76
Elo Favorite (Standard): Misha Cirkunov (1711.36) [+30.24] – Win%: 53.45
Elo Favorite (Modified): Misha Cirkunov (1727.59) [+33.65] – Win%: 53.68
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Misha Cirkunov 126, Johnny Walker 28
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#13] Alejandro Perez (21-6-1, +148) vs. [#31] Cody Stamann (17-2-0, -181)

Last 3 Fights: Alejandro Perez (3-0-0)
2018-07-14: W vs. [#37BW] Eddie Wineland (23-13-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-04-14: W vs. [#69BW] Matthew Lopez (10-4-0) via TKO (Knee and Punches) in 3:42 of round 2
2017-12-09: W vs. [#32BW] Iuri Alcantara (35-10-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Cody Stamann (2-1-0)
2018-09-08: L vs. [#3BW] Aljamain Sterling (17-3-0) via Submission (Kneebar) in 3:42 of round 2
2018-03-03: W vs. [#45BW] Bryan Caraway (21-9-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-10-07: W vs. [#33BW] Tom Duquesnoy (16-2-0) via SD (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Cody Stamann – Win%: 61.50
Elo Favorite (Standard): Alejandro Perez (1818.91) [+18.53] – Win%: 52.12
Elo Favorite (Modified): Alejandro Perez (1794.08) [+79.79] – Win%: 58.64
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Alejandro Perez 231, Cody Stamann 175
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#51] Diego Sanchez (28-11-0, +276) vs. [#184] Mickey Gall (5-1-0, -354)
Diego Sanchez is the All-Time #21 ranked Welterweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Diego Sanchez (1-2-0)
2018-09-08: W vs. [#137WW] Craig White (14-9-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-11-11: L vs. [*] Matt Brown (21-16-0) via KO (Elbow) in 3:44 of round 1
2017-04-22: L vs. [#7LW] Al Iaquinta (15-4-1) via KO (Punches) in 1:38 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Mickey Gall (2-1-0)
2018-08-25: W vs. [#476WW] George Sullivan (17-8-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:09 of round 1
2017-11-04: L vs. [#143WW] Randy Brown (10-3-0) via UD (29-28, 29-27, 29-28)
2016-12-17: W vs. [#94WW] Sage Northcutt (11-2-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:40 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Mickey Gall – Win%: 74.56
Elo Favorite (Standard): Diego Sanchez (1745.23) [+314.69] – Win%: 80.81
Elo Favorite (Modified): Diego Sanchez (1713.96) [+237.86] – Win%: 73.91
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Diego Sanchez 175, Mickey Gall 189
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Middleweight (185)
[#53] Edmen Shahbazyan (8-0-0, -149) vs. [#109] Charles Byrd (10-5-0, +123)

Last 3 Fights: Edmen Shahbazyan (3-0-0)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#55MW] Darren Stewart (9-4-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2018-07-17: W vs. [#197MW] Antonio Jones (6-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:40 of round 1
2018-04-21: W vs. [#1037WW] Daniel McWilliams (18-41-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:30 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Charles Byrd (2-1-0)
2018-09-08: L vs. [#55MW] Darren Stewart (9-4-0) via TKO (Punches and Elbows) in 2:17 of round 2
2018-03-17: W vs. [#201MW] John Phillips (21-8-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:58 of round 1
2017-08-15: W vs. [#334LW] Randall Wallace (15-7-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:03 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Edmen Shahbazyan – Win%: 57.16
Elo Favorite (Standard): Edmen Shahbazyan (1546.75) [+54.56] – Win%: 56.20
Elo Favorite (Modified): Edmen Shahbazyan (1513.47) [+14.66] – Win%: 51.60
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Edmen Shahbazyan 92, Charles Byrd 175
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Edmen Shahbazyan leads 1-0
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Women Bantamweight (135)
[#6FW] Macy Chiasson (3-0-0, -391) vs. [#39] Gina Mazany (5-2-0, +301)

Last 3 Fights: Macy Chiasson (3-0-0)
2018-11-30: W vs. [#17FW] Pannie Kianzad (10-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:11 of round 2
2018-05-04: W vs. [#58FW] Allison Schmidt (1-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-10-21: W vs. [NA] Miranda Dearing (0-1-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 1:38 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Gina Mazany (1-2-0)
2018-05-27: L vs. [#20BW] Lina Lansberg (8-4-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-11-25: W vs. [#88FLY] Yanan Wu (9-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-02-19: L vs. [#9BW] Sara McMann (11-5-0) via Submission (Arm Triangle Choke) in 1:14 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Macy Chiasson – Win%: 76.14
Elo Favorite (Standard): Macy Chiasson (1487.90) [+301.48] – Win%: 79.86
Elo Favorite (Modified): Macy Chiasson (1669.58) [+430.90] – Win%: 86.84
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Macy Chiasson 92, Gina Mazany 279
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#46] Frankie Saenz (13-5-0, +186) vs. [#51] Marlon Vera (13-5-1, -233)

Last 3 Fights: Frankie Saenz (2-1-0)
2018-05-19: W vs. [#472BW] Enrique Briones (16-8-1) via UD (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-12-09: W vs. [#62BW] Merab Dvalishvili (8-4-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-01-15: L vs. [*] Augusto Mendes (6-2-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Marlon Vera (2-1-0)
2018-11-17: W vs. [#188BW] Guido Cannetti (8-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:31 of round 2
2018-08-04: W vs. [#418BW] Wuliji Buren (11-7-0) via KO (Punch to the Body) in 4:53 of round 2
2018-02-03: L vs. [#50BW] Douglas Silva de Andrade (25-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Marlon Vera – Win%: 66.67
Elo Favorite (Standard): Marlon Vera (1579.81) [+16.93] – Win%: 51.93
Elo Favorite (Modified): Marlon Vera (1602.86) [+24.02] – Win%: 52.63
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Frankie Saenz 287, Marlon Vera 105
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#42] Polyana Viana (10-2-0, -369) vs. [#64] Hannah Cifers (8-3-0, +285)

Last 3 Fights: Polyana Viana (2-1-0)
2018-08-04: L vs. [#19SW] J.J. Aldrich (7-2-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2018-02-03: W vs. [#189SW] Maia Kahaunaele-Stevenson (6-5-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:50 of round 1
2017-10-07: W vs. [#30AW] Pamela Rosa (2-2-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 1:56 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Hannah Cifers (2-1-0)
2018-11-10: L vs. [#23SW] Maycee Barber (6-0-0) via TKO (Elbows and Punches) in 2:01 of round 2
2018-09-22: W vs. [#92SW] Kali Robbins (6-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:50 of round 1
2018-06-02: W vs. [#98SW] Celine Haga (10-15-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:16 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Polyana Viana – Win%: 75.18
Elo Favorite (Standard): Polyana Viana (1353.68) [+84.68] – Win%: 59.55
Elo Favorite (Modified): Polyana Viana (1400.84) [+74.78] – Win%: 58.11
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Polyana Viana 210, Hannah Cifers 112
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Notes about the Fight Card
– Highest-rated fighter always listed first.
– A ‘*’ ranking suggests a fighter is inactive.
– An ‘NA’ ranking suggests the fighter is too low for a ranking or we do not have division info for them.
– The Elo Favorite rating info includes any considered fight-specific advantages, such as home advantage.
– The Elo Win% is approximate and includes the favorites probability share of a draw occurring.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Tyron Woodley
Highest Stored DD Rating: Tyron Woodley
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Very Good [***½]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Very Large [****]
Run Date: 2019-2-25