Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Jackson vs Gracie?
Jason Jackson beat Neiman Gracie by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of Bellator 255, on Friday 2nd April 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jason Jackson.
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).
Jackson vs Gracie stats
Jason Jackson stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Neiman Gracie made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Jackson had a massive power advantage over Gracie, boasting at 31% knock out percentage over Gracie's 0%.
Jason Jackson was the younger man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Gracie. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Jackson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Gracie, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 47 to Gracie's 34.
Jackson vs Gracie form
Jason Jackson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Benson Henderson at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jordan Mein at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kiichi Kunimoto at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Before that, he had been beaten by Ed Ruth at Bellator 231 on 25th October 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had defeated Hemerson Souza at LFA 71 on 12th July 2019 by split decision in their LFA Welterweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Roxy, Atlanta.
Jackson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Gracie's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.