Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Aguiar vs Johnson?
Fabio Aguiar beat Taylor Johnson by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 265, on Friday 20th August 2021 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Fabio Aguiar.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Aguiar vs Johnson stats
Fabio Aguiar stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Taylor Johnson made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Johnson had advantage in power over Aguiar, with a 71% knock out percentage over Aguiar's 53%.
Fabio Aguiar was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Aguiar had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. Despite this, Johnson had 2-inch reach advantage.
Aguiar was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 42 to Johnson's 15.
Johnson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.