Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Gracie vs Ruth?
Neiman Gracie beat Ed Ruth by submission in the 4th round, during the main card of Bellator 213, on Saturday 15th December 2018 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Gracie vs Ruth stats
Neiman Gracie stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws and 7 by submission.
Ed Ruth made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 6 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ruth had a massive power advantage over Gracie, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Gracie's 0%.
Neiman Gracie was the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Gracie had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ruth. Despite this, Ruth had 5-inch reach advantage.
Gracie was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Ruth, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 36 to Ruth's 24.
Ruth's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.