Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Fortune vs May?
Tyrell Fortune beat Jack May by , during the main card of Bellator 255, on Friday 2nd April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Tyrell Fortune.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Fortune vs May stats
Tyrell Fortune stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Jack May made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested May had advantage in power over Fortune, with a 73% knock out percentage over Fortune's 56%.
Tyrell Fortune was the younger man by 10 years, at 31 years old.
May had a height advantage of 6 inches over Fortune. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Fortune was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 year and 5 months later than May, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 27 to May's 29.
Fortune vs May form
Fortune had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Said Sowma at Bellator 251 on 5th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Timothy Johnson at Bellator 239 on 21st February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Going into that contest, he had won against Azunna Anyanwu at Bellator 233 on 8th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville.
Before that, he had beat Rudy Schaffroth at Bellator 225 on 24th August 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport.
He had defeated Branko Busick at Bellator 178 on 21st April 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Fortune's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
May's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.