Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Claxton vs Bennett?
Tywan Claxton beat James Bennett by , during the main card of Bellator 221, on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Allstate Arena in Rosemont.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tywan Claxton.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Claxton vs Bennett stats
Tywan Claxton stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
James Bennett made his way to the ring with a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Bennett had a massive power advantage over Claxton, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Claxton's 0%.
Tywan Claxton was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Claxton was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year later than Bennett, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 21 to Bennett's 11.
Claxton's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.