Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Pico vs Kennedy?
Jeremy Kennedy beat Aaron Pico by during the main card of Bellator 286, on Saturday 1st October 2022 at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jeremy Kennedy.
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).
Pico vs Kennedy stats
Aaron Pico stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Jeremy Kennedy made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Pico had a massive power advantage over Kennedy, boasting at 70% knock out percentage over Kennedy's 35%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pico had a slight advantage over Kennedy, with a 20% submission rate over Kennedy's 12%.
Aaron Pico was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Kennedy had a height advantage of 3 inches over Pico. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Pico was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 10 years and 5 months earlier than Kennedy, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 27 to Kennedy's 54.
Pico vs Kennedy form
Pico had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Adli Edwards at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Justin Gonzales at Bellator 271 on 12th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood.
Going into that contest, he had beat Aiden Lee at Bellator 260 on 11th June 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had won against Solo Hatley Jr at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had been beaten by Henry Corrales at Bellator 214 on 26th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at The Forum, Los Angeles.
Jeremy Kennedy had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Adam Borics at Bellator 256 on 9th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Daniel Pineda at PFL 2019 #8 on 17th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Steven Siler at PFL 2019 #5 on 25th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.
He had been beaten by Luis Rafael Laurentino at PFL 2019 #2 on 23rd May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Long Island.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jeremy Kennedy had been fighting more than Aaron Pico.
Going to this contest, Aaron Pico had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 22 days ago, while Jeremy Kennedy's last outing had been 2 years and 4 days ago.
Pico's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Kennedy's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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