Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Kongo vs Johnson?
Cheick Kongo beat Timothy Johnson by during the main card of Bellator 208, on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Cheick Kongo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Kongo vs Johnson stats
Cheick Kongo stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 2 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Timothy Johnson made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Kongo had a slight advantage in power over Johnson, with a 50% knock out percentage over Johnson's 42%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Johnson had a large advantage over Kongo, boosting at 33% submission rate over Kongo's 11%.
Cheick Kongo was the older man by 10 years, at 48 years old.
Kongo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Kongo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 9 years and 4 months earlier than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 57 more professional rounds, 103 to Johnson's 46.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Timothy Johnson had been fighting more than Cheick Kongo.
Going to this contest, Cheick Kongo had last fought 5 years, 6 months and 18 days ago, while Timothy Johnson's last outing had been 5 years, 9 months and 27 days ago.
What were the odds on Kongo vs Johnson?
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