Pia Arena MM, Yokohama, Japan
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Kai Asakura vs Hiromasa Ougikubo report
Who won Asakura vs Ougikubo?
Kai Asakura beat Hiromasa Ougikubo by during the main card of RIZIN 23, on Monday 10th August 2020 at Pia Arena MM in Yokohama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kai Asakura.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Asakura vs Ougikubo division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This contest was for the Rizin asakura vs ougikubo championship.
Asakura vs Ougikubo stats
Kai Asakura stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Hiromasa Ougikubo made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Asakura had a massive power advantage over Ougikubo, boasting at 57% knock out percentage over Ougikubo's 5%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ougikubo had a slight advantage over Asakura, with a 30% submission rate over Asakura's 21%.
Kai Asakura was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.
Asakura had a height advantage of 5 inches over Ougikubo.
Asakura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 11 months later than Ougikubo, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 43 to Ougikubo's 90.
Asakura vs Ougikubo form
Asakura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Manel Kape at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Ulka Sasaki at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kyoji Horiguchi at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
Before that, he had won against Je Hoon Moon at RIZIN Heisei’s Last Yarennoka! on 30th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
He had beat Thanongsaklek at RIZIN 13 on 30th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Ougikubo's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
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