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Who won Jenkins vs Ekson?
Bubba Jenkins beat Reinaldo Ekson by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of PFL 2022 #5, on Friday 24th June 2022 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bubba Jenkins.
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).
Jenkins vs Ekson stats
Bubba Jenkins stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Reinaldo Ekson made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Jenkins had a massive power advantage over Ekson, boasting at 35% knock out percentage over Ekson's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jenkins had an advantage over Ekson, with a 18% submission rate over Ekson's 0%.
Bubba Jenkins was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Ekson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Jenkins.
Jenkins was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 11 year and 11 months later than Ekson, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 65 to Ekson's 54.
Jenkins vs Ekson form
Bubba Jenkins had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Chris Wade at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brendan Loughnane at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ryoji Kudo at PFL 2022 #9 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Reinaldo Ekson at PFL 2022 #5 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
He had won against Kyle Bochniak at PFL 2022 #2 on 28th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Esports Stadium Arlington, Arlington.
Jenkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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