Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Nielsen vs Johnson?
Jeff Nielsen beat Rueben Johnson by during the prelims of LFA 156, on Friday 14th April 2023 at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jeff Nielsen.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Nielsen vs Johnson stats
Jeff Nielsen stepped into the octagon with a record of 1 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Rueben Johnson made his way to the cage with a record of 1 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Nielsen and Johnson have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Nielsen and Johnson would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Jeff Nielsen was the younger man by 32 years, at years old.
Nielsen had a height advantage of 1 inch over Johnson.
Nielsen was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 4 year and 6 months later than Johnson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 15 to Johnson's 13.
Nielsen's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nielsen vs Johnson?
Jeff Nielsen was a 2/7 (-370) favourite going into the contest, while Rueben Johnson made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+260) with oddsmakers.