Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Reis vs Jones?
Trevin Jones beat Wilson Reis by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main event of Cage Warriors 159 – San Diego, on Friday 8th September 2023 at Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Trevin Jones.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Reis vs Jones stats
Wilson Reis stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws and 12 by submission.
Trevin Jones made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Jones had a large advantage in power over Reis, boosting at 23% knock out percentage over Reis' 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Reis had an advantage over Jones, with a 44% submission rate over Jones' 31%.
Wilson Reis was the older man by 5 years, at 38 years old.
Jones had a height advantage of 3 inches over Reis. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Reis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 9 months earlier than Jones, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 31 more professional rounds, 100 to Jones' 69.
Reis vs Jones form
Wilson Reis had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Johnny Campbell at Cage Warriors 149 on 3rd March 2023 by in the 3rd round at Sycuan Casino Resort, San Diego, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tuomas Gronvall at Cage Warriors 148 on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Indigo at the O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jeremiah Labiano at Cage Warriors 133 on 4th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Del Mar Arena, San Diego, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Henry Cejudo at UFC 215 on 9th September 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Canada.
He had lost to Demetrious Johnson at UFC on FOX 24 on 15th April 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Sprint Center, Kansas City, United States.
Reis' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Jones' last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Reis vs Jones?
Wilson Reis was a 6/4 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Trevin Jones made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.