Who won Asakura vs Erbst?
Kleber Koike Erbst beat Mikuru Asakura by submission in the 2nd round, during the main event of RIZIN 28, on Sunday 6th June 2021 at Tokyo Dome in Bunkyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Asakura vs Erbst division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Asakura vs Erbst stats
Mikuru Asakura stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Kleber Koike Erbst made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 23 by submission.
The stats suggested Asakura had a massive power advantage over Erbst, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Erbst's 7%.
Mikuru Asakura was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.
Asakura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 11 months later than Erbst, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 27 less professional rounds, 33 to Erbst's 60.
Asakura vs Erbst form
Asakura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Satoshi Yamasu at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yutaka Saito at RIZIN 25 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their Rizin Featherweight championship fight at Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka.
Going into that contest, he had won against Daniel Salas at RIZIN 21 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu.
Before that, he had beat John Teixeira at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had defeated Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Erbst's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.