Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Rothwell vs Preux?
Ben Rothwell beat Ovince St. Preux by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Jacksonville, on Wednesday 13th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ben Rothwell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Rothwell vs Preux stats
Ben Rothwell stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Ovince St. Preux made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Rothwell had a large advantage in power over St. Preux, boasting at 76% knock out percentage over St. Preux's 46%.
Ben Rothwell was the older man by 1 year, at 40 years old.
Rothwell had a height advantage of 1 inch over St. Preux. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Rothwell was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 7 years and 8 months earlier than St. Preux, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 90 to St. Preux's 90.
Rothwell vs Preux form
St. Preux had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jamahal Hill at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alonzo Menifield at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had beat Micha Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Rothwell's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
St. Preux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.