Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Jenkins vs Jo?
Bubba Jenkins beat Sung Bin Jo by submission in the 1st round during the main card of PFL 4, on Thursday 8th June 2023 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.
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 Jo stats
Bubba Jenkins stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Sung Bin Jo made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Jo had a large advantage in power over Jenkins, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jo had a large advantage over Jenkins, boosting at 44% submission rate over Jenkins' 15%.
Bubba Jenkins was the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Jo had a height advantage of 5 inches over Jenkins. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Jenkins was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 3 years earlier than Jo, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 43 more professional rounds, 65 to Jo's 22.
Jenkins vs Jo form
Bubba Jenkins had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Jo's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Jenkins vs Jo?
Bubba Jenkins was a 2/11 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Sung Bin Jo made his way into the ring at 18/5 (+360) with oddsmakers.