Tape rankings @ Asakura vs Erbst
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 2 years, at 29 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 won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Daniel Salas at RIZIN 21 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against John Teixeira at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Before that, he had defeated Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
He had won against Takeshi Inoue at RIZIN Heisei’s Last Yarennoka! on 30th December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Erbst's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.