Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Cejudo vs Johnson?
Henry Cejudo beat Demetrious Johnson by split decision in their 5 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC 227, on Saturday 4th August 2018 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Henry Cejudo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
This contest was for the UFC flyweight championship.
Cejudo vs Johnson stats
Henry Cejudo stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Demetrious Johnson made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggested Cejudo had a large advantage in power over Johnson, boasting at 42% knock out percentage over Johnson's 19%.
Henry Cejudo was the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Cejudo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Cejudo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 year and 6 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 64 less professional rounds, 42 to Johnson's 106.
Cejudo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.
Johnson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.