Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Jackson vs Buys?
Montel Jackson beat JP Buys by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 37, on Saturday 18th September 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Montel Jackson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Jackson vs Buys stats
Montel Jackson stepped into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
JP Buys made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Jackson had a large advantage in power over Buys, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Buys' 33%.
Montel Jackson was the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 5 inches over Buys. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Jackson's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Buys', having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 11 months later than Buys, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 28 to Buys' 23.