Tape rankings @ Asakura vs Takano
Who won Asakura vs Takano?
Kanna Asakura beat Satomi Takano by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 35, on Sunday 17th April 2022 at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Chofu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kanna Asakura.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Asakura vs Takano division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Asakura vs Takano stats
Kanna Asakura stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Satomi Takano made her way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Takano had a slight advantage in power over Asakura, with a 7% knock out percentage over Asakura's 6%.
Kanna Asakura was the younger woman by 8 years, at 24 years old.
Asakura had a height advantage of 2 inches over Takano.
Asakura was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made her debut in 2014, 2 year and 2 months later than Takano, whose first professional fight was in 2012. She had fought 2 more professional rounds, 61 to Takano's 59.
Asakura vs Takano form
Asakura had beaten 3 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight leading up to this contest, she had lost to Saori Oshima at RIZIN 31 on 24th October 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Pia Arena MM (ぴあありーなMM), Yokohama, Japan.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by 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.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Ai Shimizu at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, she had beat Mizuki Furuse at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
She had won against Jayme Hinshaw at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.