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Lance Palmer vs Bubba Jenkins report
Who won Palmer vs Jenkins?
Bubba Jenkins beat Lance Palmer by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of PFL 2021 #1, on Friday 23rd April 2021 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Bubba Jenkins.
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).
Palmer vs Jenkins stats
Lance Palmer stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Bubba Jenkins made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Jenkins had a massive power advantage over Palmer, boosting at 43% knock out percentage over Palmer's 5%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Palmer had an advantage over Jenkins, with a 36% submission rate over Jenkins' 21%.
Lance Palmer was the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Jenkins had a height advantage of 1 inch over Palmer. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Palmer was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 6 months earlier than Jenkins, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 28 more professional rounds, 87 to Jenkins' 59.
Palmer vs Jenkins form
Palmer had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alex Gilpin at PFL 2019 #10 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alexandre de Almeida at PFL 2019 #8 on 17th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 2 round contest at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Rafael Laurentino at PFL 2019 #5 on 25th July 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
Before that, he had won against Alex Gilpin at PFL 2019 #2 on 23rd May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
He had beat Steven Siler at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Palmer's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Jenkins' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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