Who won Johnson vs Azevedo?
Anthony Johnson beat Jose Augusto Azevedo by knockout in the 2nd round, during the co-main event of Bellator 258, on Friday 7th May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Johnson vs Azevedo stats
Anthony Johnson stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jose Augusto Azevedo made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Johnson had a slight advantage in power over Azevedo, with a 73% knock out percentage over Azevedo's 71%.
Anthony Johnson was the older man by 8 years, at 37 years old.
Azevedo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. Despite this, he had 5-inch reach advantage.
Johnson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 years earlier than Azevedo, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 50 to Azevedo's 13.