Damon Jackson
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Apr 06 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
22-6-0
SD 3

Score cards

  • 27-30
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
SD 3
14-7-0

The tape

35
Age
31
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOUDSUB
Form
UDUDKOSUBKO
22
Wins
14
4
By KO
6
18
KO%
43
15
By SUB
2
68
SUB%
14
6
Loses
7
4
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
30
Bouts
21
55
Rounds
45
3 hours, 36 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 8 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Damon Jackson vs Alexander Hernandez report

Who won Jackson vs Hernandez?

Damon Jackson beat Alexander Hernandez by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 6th April 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of the winner Damon Jackson.

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).

Jackson vs Hernandez stats

Damon Jackson stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 15 by submission.

Alexander Hernandez made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

Damon Jackson's UFC record stood at 5-4-1, while Alexander Hernandez's came in at 6-6-0.

The stats suggested Hernandez had a large advantage in power over Jackson, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Jackson's 18%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jackson had a massive advantage over Hernandez, boasting a 68% submission rate over Hernandez's 14%.

Damon Jackson was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.

Jackson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hernandez. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Jackson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 28 days earlier than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, 55 to Hernandez's 45.

Jackson vs Hernandez form

Jackson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Billy Quarantillo at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dan Ige at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round.

Going into that contest, he had won against Pat Sabatini at UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song on 17th September 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Daniel Argueta at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Kamuela Kirk at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Hernandez had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been defeated by Bill Algeo at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Billy Quarantillo at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Renato Moicano at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had won against Mike Breeden at UFC Vegas 38 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Damon Jackson had been fighting more than Alexander Hernandez.

Going to this contest, Damon Jackson had last fought 11 months and 12 days ago, while Alexander Hernandez's last outing had been 9 months and 10 days ago.

Jackson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Hernandez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Jackson vs Hernandez?

Damon Jackson was a 17/10 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Alexander Hernandez made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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