I just learned my reach is 192 cm. My height is 186 cm. How well would this serve me in fighting? Average reach is the same as your height. When I googled the top MMA fighters in light heavyweight to heavweight, most of them had better than reach than me.. Only the ones with notoriously poor ones do I beat..... Jon Jones 215 reach Anthony Johnson - 198 reach Cain Velasquez - 196 reach Junior Dos santos 196 reach Josh Barnett 198 reach Alexander Gustafsson 201 cm reach I don't think this is a coincidence. It's almost all monster reaches.. The exceptions are olympic level competitiors in their respective arts, who would dominate either way (because of their natural born talent.