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Who won Johnson vs Azevedo?
Anthony Johnson beat Jose Augusto Azevedo by , during the co-main event of Bellator 258, on Friday 7th May 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Anthony Johnson.
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 38 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 50 more professional rounds, 50 to Azevedo's 0.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jose Augusto Azevedo had been fighting more than Anthony Johnson.
Going to this contest, Anthony Johnson had last fought 5 years, 4 months and 8 days ago, while Jose Augusto Azevedo's last outing had been 1 year, 4 months and 14 days ago.