Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Vanderford vs Jesus?
Austin Vanderford beat Vinicius de Jesus by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 251, on Thursday 5th November 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Austin Vanderford.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Vanderford vs Jesus stats
Austin Vanderford stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Vinicius de Jesus made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Jesus had advantage in power over Vanderford, with a 44% knock out percentage over Vanderford's 33%.
Austin Vanderford was the same age as Vinicius de Jesus, at 32 years old.
Vanderford had a height advantage of 1 inch over Jesus. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Vanderford was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year and 9 months later than Jesus, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 23 to Jesus' 38.
Vanderford's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.