Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Rothwell vs Struve?
Ben Rothwell beat Stefan Struve by , during the main card of UFC on ESPN 7, on Saturday 7th December 2019 at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C..
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 Struve stats
Ben Rothwell stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Stefan Struve made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 18 by submission.
The stats suggested Rothwell had a massive power advantage over Struve, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Struve's 28%.
Ben Rothwell was the older man by 6 years, at 40 years old.
Struve had a height advantage of 7 inches over Rothwell. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Rothwell was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Struve, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 90 to Struve's 66.
Rothwell's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Struve's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.