Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Teixeira vs Jesus?
John De Jesus beat John Teixeira by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of Bellator 261, on Friday 25th June 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner John De Jesus.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Teixeira vs Jesus stats
John Teixeira stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
John De Jesus made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Jesus had advantage in power over Teixeira, with a 38% knock out percentage over Teixeira's 22%.
John Teixeira was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Jesus had a height advantage of 2 inches over Teixeira. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Jesus, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 73 to Jesus' 59.
Teixeira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.