Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Rosa vs Jackson?
Damon Jackson beat Charles Rosa by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC Vegas 39, on Saturday 9th October 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Damon Jackson.
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).
Rosa vs Jackson stats
Charles Rosa stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Damon Jackson made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 14 by submission.
The stats suggested Rosa had a slight advantage in power over Jackson, with a 23% knock out percentage over Jackson's 17%.
Charles Rosa was the older man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rosa. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Rosa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 29 days earlier than Jackson, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 0 to Jackson's 49.
Rosa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.