Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Nascimento vs Hodge?
Jerrell Hodge beat Rafael do Nascimento by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of LFA 155, on Friday 24th March 2023 at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jerrell Hodge.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Nascimento vs Hodge stats
Rafael do Nascimento stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Jerrell Hodge made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Nascimento had a slight advantage in power over Hodge, with a 13% knock out percentage over Hodge's 11%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nascimento had a massive advantage over Hodge, boasting at 75% submission rate over Hodge's 44%.
Rafael do Nascimento was the younger man by 33 years, at years old.
Hodge had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nascimento.
Nascimento was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 months earlier than Hodge, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 21 to Hodge's 35.
Nascimento's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nascimento vs Hodge?
Rafael do Nascimento was a 3/4 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Jerrell Hodge made his way into the ring at 19/20 (-110) with oddsmakers.