Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Amosov vs Ruth?
Yaroslav Amosov beat Ed Ruth by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 239, on Friday 21st February 2020 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yaroslav Amosov.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Amosov vs Ruth stats
Yaroslav Amosov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Ed Ruth made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ruth had a massive power advantage over Amosov, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Amosov's 0%.
Yaroslav Amosov was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Ruth had 4-inch reach advantage.
Amosov was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Ruth, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 49 to Ruth's 24.
Amosov vs Ruth form
Ruth had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Jason Jackson at Bellator 231 on 25th October 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 224 on 12th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Neiman Gracie at Bellator 213 on 15th December 2018 by submission in the 4th round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Before that, he had won against Ion Pascu at Bellator 196 on 6th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at BOK Hall, Budapest, Hungary.
He had beat David Mundell at Bellator 178 on 21st April 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Amosov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Ruth's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.