Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Aoki vs Folayang?
Shinya Aoki beat Eduard Folayang by submission in the 1st round, during the prelims of ONE on TNT 4, on Wednesday 28th April 2021 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Aoki vs Folayang stats
Shinya Aoki stepped into the ring with a record of 46 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 29 by submission.
Eduard Folayang made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Folayang had advantage in power over Aoki, with a 27% knock out percentage over Aoki's 9%.
Shinya Aoki was the older man by 2 years, at 39 years old.
Aoki had a height advantage of 4 inches over Folayang.
Aoki was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Folayang, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 95 to Folayang's 79.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Eduard Folayang had been fighting more than Shinya Aoki.
Going to this contest, Shinya Aoki had last fought 3 years, 2 months and 19 days ago, while Eduard Folayang's last outing had been 3 years, 2 months and 19 days ago.
Aoki's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
Folayang's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.