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Who won Rong vs Jenkins?
Zhu Rong beat Brandon Jenkins by , during the prelims of UFC Vegas 37, on Saturday 18th September 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Zhu Rong.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Rong vs Jenkins stats
Zhu Rong stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Brandon Jenkins made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Rong had a slight advantage in power over Jenkins, with a 69% knock out percentage over Jenkins' 64%.
Zhu Rong was the younger man by 9 years, at 21 years old.
Jenkins had a height advantage of 1 inch over Rong. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Rong was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 9 months later than Jenkins, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 42 to Jenkins' 55.
Jenkins' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.