Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Kudo vs Jenkins?
Bubba Jenkins beat Ryoji Kudo by submission in the 1st round during the main card of PFL 2022 #9, on Saturday 20th August 2022 at Copper Box Arena in London.
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).
Kudo vs Jenkins stats
Ryoji Kudo stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bubba Jenkins made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Kudo had a massive power advantage over Jenkins, boasting at 64% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 33%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Jenkins had an advantage over Kudo, with a 17% submission rate over Kudo's 0%.
Ryoji Kudo was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Kudo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 year and 10 months later than Jenkins, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 38 to Jenkins' 65.
Kudo vs Jenkins form
Bubba Jenkins had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Sung Bin Jo at PFL 4 on 8th June 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Chris Wade at PFL 1 on 1st April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater - Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Brendan Loughnane at PFL 2022 #10 -World Championship on 25th November 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater, Madison Square Garden, New York.
Before that, he had beat Ryoji Kudo at PFL 2022 #9 on 20th August 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Reinaldo Ekson at PFL 2022 #5 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Kudo's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Jenkins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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