Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Rozenstruik vs Kovalev?
Jairzinho Rozenstruik beat Andrey Kovalev by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 10, on Sunday 6th May 2018 at Marine Messe Fukuoka in Fukuoka.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Rozenstruik vs Kovalev stats
Jairzinho Rozenstruik stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andrey Kovalev made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Rozenstruik had a large advantage in power over Kovalev, boasting at 100% knock out percentage over Kovalev's 78%.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Rozenstruik had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kovalev.
Rozenstruik was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Kovalev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 25 to Kovalev's 17.
Rozenstruik's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.