Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Stephens vs Emmett?
Jeremy Stephens beat Josh Emmett by , during the main event of UFC on FOX 28, on Saturday 24th February 2018 at Amway Center in Orlando.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jeremy Stephens.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Stephens vs Emmett stats
Jeremy Stephens stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Josh Emmett made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Stephens had a massive power advantage over Emmett, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Emmett's 31%.
Jeremy Stephens was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.
Stephens had a height advantage of 3 inches over Emmett. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Stephens was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Emmett, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 62 more professional rounds, 105 to Emmett's 43.
Stephens vs Emmett form
Jeremy Stephens had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Calvin Kattar at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN 6 on 18th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yair Rodriguez at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.
Before that, he had lost to Jose Aldo at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.
He had beat Josh Emmett at UFC on FOX 28 on 24th February 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.
Stephens' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Emmett's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.