Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu, Japan
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Who won Asakura vs Salas?
Mikuru Asakura beat Daniel Salas by during the main card of RIZIN 21, on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at Hamamatsu Arena in Hamamatsu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mikuru Asakura.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Asakura vs Salas division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Asakura vs Salas stats
Mikuru Asakura stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Daniel Salas made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Asakura had an advantage in power over Salas, with a 50% knock out percentage over Salas' 31%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Salas had a massive advantage over Asakura, boosting at 50% submission rate over Asakura's 8%.
Mikuru Asakura was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Asakura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 4 months later than Salas, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 44 to Salas' 53.
Asakura vs Salas 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 defeated John Teixeira at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Hatsu Hioki at RIZIN 12 on 12th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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