Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Wilson vs Claxton?
Jay Jay Wilson beat Tywan Claxton by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 242, on Friday 24th July 2020 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jay Jay Wilson.
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).
Wilson vs Claxton stats
Jay Jay Wilson stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Tywan Claxton made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Wilson had an advantage in power over Claxton, with a 20% knock out percentage over Claxton's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Wilson had a massive advantage over Claxton, boasting at 80% submission rate over Claxton's 0%.
Jay Jay Wilson was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Wilson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Claxton. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Wilson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2018, 7 months later than Claxton, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 21 to Claxton's 21.
Claxton's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Wilson vs Claxton?
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