Tape rankings @ Welterweight
John Howard vs Ray Cooper report
Who won Howard vs III?
John Howard beat Ray Cooper by during the main card of PFL 2019 #4, on Thursday 11th July 2019 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner John Howard.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Howard vs III stats
John Howard stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 15 loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Ray Cooper made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Cooper had a massive power advantage over Howard, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Howard's 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cooper had a slight advantage over Howard, with a 33% submission rate over Howard's 26%.
John Howard was the older man by 10 years, at 40 years old.
Howard had 2-inch reach advantage.
Howard was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 7 years and 9 months earlier than Cooper, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 48 more professional rounds, 100 to Cooper's 52.
Howard vs III form
Ray Cooper had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by submission in the 2nd round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Handesson Ferreira at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Entertainment and Sports Arena, Washington D.C..
Going into that contest, he had beat Jake Shields at PFL 2018 #10 on 20th October 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Entertainment and Sports Arena.
Before that, he had won against Pavel Kusch at PFL 2018 #6 on 16th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Ocean Resort Casino, Atlantic City, United States.
He had beat Jake Shields at PFL 2018 #3 on 5th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at GWU Smith Center, Washington D.C..
Howard's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Cooper's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
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