Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Simón vs Borg?
Ricky Simon beat Ray Borg by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card 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 Ricky Simon.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Simón vs Borg stats
Ricky Simon stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Ray Borg made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Simon had a large advantage in power over Borg, boasting at 33% knock out percentage over Borg's 8%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Borg had a massive advantage over Simon, boosting at 46% submission rate over Simon's 13%.
Ricky Simon was the older man by 1 year, at 30 years old.
Simon had a height advantage of 2 inches over Borg. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Simon was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 8 year and 10 months later than Borg, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 53 to Borg's 55.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ricky Simon had been fighting more than Ray Borg.
Going to this contest, Ricky Simon had last fought 2 years, 11 months and 24 days ago, while Ray Borg's last outing had been 2 years, 9 months and 16 days ago.
Simon's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Borg's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
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