Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Jackson vs Souza?
Jason Jackson beat Hemerson Souza by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of LFA 71, on Friday 12th July 2019 at Coca-Cola Roxy in Atlanta.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jason Jackson.
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).
Jackson vs Souza stats
Jason Jackson stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Hemerson Souza made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Souza had a massive power advantage over Jackson, boosting at 43% knock out percentage over Jackson's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Souza had a large advantage over Jackson, boosting at 29% submission rate over Jackson's 0%.
Jason Jackson was the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Souza. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Jackson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years earlier than Souza, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 27 more professional rounds, 55 to Souza's 28.
Jackson vs Souza form
Jason Jackson had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Douglas Lima at Bellator MMA on 8th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Paul Daley at Bellator 260 on 11th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had beat Neiman Gracie at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Jordan Mein at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Jackson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
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