Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Ruth vs Jackson?
Ed Ruth beat Jason Jackson by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 231, on Friday 25th October 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ed Ruth.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Ruth vs Jackson stats
Ed Ruth stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Jackson made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Ruth had a massive power advantage over Jackson, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Jackson's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Ruth and Jackson would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Ed Ruth was the same age as Jason Jackson, at 33 years old.
Jackson had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ruth. Despite this, he had 1-inch reach advantage.
Ruth was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 6 months later than Jackson, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 24 to Jackson's 55.
Ruth's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Jackson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ruth vs Jackson?
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