Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Johnson vs Williams?
Taylor Johnson beat Trey Williams by during the co-main event of PFL Challenger Series 2023 – Week 7, on Friday 10th March 2023 at Universal Studios in Orlando.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Taylor Johnson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Johnson vs Williams stats
Taylor Johnson stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Trey Williams made his way to the cage with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Johnson had a large advantage in power over Williams, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Williams' 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Williams had a large advantage over Johnson, boosting at 50% submission rate over Johnson's 25%.
Taylor Johnson was the same age as Trey Williams, at 32 years old.
Williams had a height advantage of 3 inches over Johnson. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Johnson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 3 months later than Williams, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 22 to Williams' 17.
Johnson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Johnson vs Williams?
Taylor Johnson was a 1/3 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Trey Williams made his way into the ring at 21/10 (+210) with oddsmakers.