As I was watching live, I thought Fitch won round 2 by a slim margin. After watching a 2nd time and looking over the stats, it's clear that Fitch won it. Here are the details:
Fitch had 59 strikes, 14 being significant.
Penn had 18 strikes, 5 being significant.
They each had 1 takedown.
BJ’s was passed with a reversal.
As for time of control, here’s a summary:
at 4:55, Fitch takes BJ down
at 4:12, BJ gets up, but is still being controlled against the cage
at 2:34, BJ spins and puts Fitch against the cage
at 2:11, Fitch spins BJ against the cage
at 2:07, the fight is back to neutral
at 1:54, Penn takes Fitch down
at 1:16, Fitch spins into top position
at 0:03, BJ is back up, into a neutral position
added up, Fitch controlled for about 3:38, BJ did for about 1:01.
BJ gave Fitch a bloody nose (something that could happen from breathing in freezing cold air).
BJ had Fitch’s back, on the ground, for 10 of those 61 seconds.
So…..to sum up the differences:
about 3X more significant strikes,
more than 3X more strikes
more than 3X more time in control of the round
gave bloody nose
had back for 10 seconds
How does any unbiased individual give that round to BJ? If you disagree, please explain with something of value in the comments.