Tape rankings @ Oshima vs Asakura
Who won Oshima vs Asakura?
Saori Oshima beat Kanna Asakura by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the co-main event of RIZIN 31, on Sunday 24th October 2021 at Pia Arena MM (ぴあありーなMM) in Yokohama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Saori Oshima.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Oshima vs Asakura division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Oshima vs Asakura stats
Saori Oshima stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Kanna Asakura made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Oshima had advantage in power over Asakura, with a 17% knock out percentage over Asakura's 6%.
Saori Oshima was the older man by 3 years, at 27 years old.
Asakura had a height advantage of 3 inches over Oshima.
Oshima was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 less fights, and made his debut in 2020, 5 year and 3 months later than Asakura, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 43 less professional rounds, 15 to Asakura's 58.
Oshima vs Asakura form
Asakura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ayaka Hamasaki at RIZIN 27 on 21st March 2021 by split decision in their Rizin Women’s Super Atomweight championship fight at Nippongaishi Hall(日本ガイシホール), Nagoya, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Ai Shimizu at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mizuki Furuse at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Before that, he had defeated Jayme Hinshaw at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had won against Alesha Zappitella at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.