Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Vassell vs Markes?
Linton Vassell beat Ronny Markes by , during the main card of Bellator 254, on Thursday 10th December 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Linton Vassell.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Vassell vs Markes stats
Linton Vassell stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Ronny Markes made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested that Vassell and Markes have similar power, both with a 37% knock out percentage.
Linton Vassell was the older man by 5 years, at 38 years old.
Vassell had a height advantage of 3 inches over Markes. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Vassell was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 7 months later than Markes, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 60 to Markes' 51.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Linton Vassell had been fighting more than Ronny Markes.
Going to this contest, Linton Vassell had last fought 1 year, 11 months and 7 days ago, while Ronny Markes' last outing had been 2 years, 4 months and 15 days ago.
Vassell's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Markes' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.