Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Kattar vs Stephens?
Calvin Kattar beat Jeremy Stephens by , during the main card of UFC 249, on Saturday 9th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Calvin Kattar.
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).
Kattar vs Stephens stats
Calvin Kattar stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jeremy Stephens made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Stephens had advantage in power over Kattar, with a 68% knock out percentage over Kattar's 50%.
Calvin Kattar was the younger man by 2 years, at 33 years old.
Kattar had a height advantage of 2 inches over Stephens. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Kattar was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 2 year and 5 months later than Stephens, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 64 to Stephens' 105.
Kattar vs Stephens form
Jeremy Stephens had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Calvin Kattar at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
Before that, he had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.
He had beat Josh Emmett at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Kattar's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Stephens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.