John De Jesus
Jesus
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Sep 08 2023
Friday

Sycuan Casino Resort, San Diego, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Elijah Leggett
Leggett
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16-11-0
UD 3
UD 3
4-0-0

The tape

33
Age
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
N/A
76" / 193 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

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Form
UDUDUDUD
16
Wins
4
5
By KO
0
31
KO%
0
2
By SUB
0
13
SUB%
0
11
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
N/A
27
Bouts
4
71
Rounds
12
5 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 0 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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John De Jesus vs Elijah Leggett report

Who won Jesus vs Leggett?

John De Jesus beat Elijah Leggett by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Cage Warriors 159 – San Diego, on Friday 8th September 2023 at Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner John De Jesus.

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).

Jesus vs Leggett stats

John De Jesus stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Elijah Leggett made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 4 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws.

John De Jesus' Cage Warriors record stood at 3-2-0, while Elijah Leggett's came in at 1-1-0.

The stats suggested Jesus had a massive power advantage over Leggett, boasting a 31% knock out percentage over Leggett's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jesus had an advantage over Leggett, with a 13% submission rate over Leggett's 0%.

John De Jesus was the older man by 33 years, at 33 years old.

Jesus was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 12 years and 5 months later than Leggett, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 77 to Leggett's 21.

Jesus vs Leggett form

John De Jesus had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Damon Wilson at Cage Warriors 155 on 2nd June 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sycuan Casino Resort, San Diego, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Roberto Hernandez at Cage Warriors 149 on 3rd March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Sycuan Casino Resort, San Diego.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Brandon Laroco at Cage Warriors 143 on 23rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Humphrey's by The Bay, San Diego.

Before that, he had been beaten by Kai Kamaka III at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had defeated John Teixeira at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

Jesus' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Leggett's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Jesus vs Leggett?

John De Jesus was a 8/15 (-200) favourite going into the contest, while Elijah Leggett made his way into the ring at 7/5 (+160) with oddsmakers.

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