Kai Asakura
Asakura
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Dec 31 2021
Friday

Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan

RIZIN 33
3 rounds contest @ Asakura vs Takizawa
Kenta Takizawa
Takizawa
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18-3-0
UD 3
UD 3
13-7-0

The tape

29
Age
28
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

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Form
KOUDUDUDSD
18
Wins
13
11
By KO
9
61
KO%
69
3
By SUB
0
17
SUB%
0
3
Loses
7
3
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014
21
Bouts
20
34
Rounds
44
2 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 7 minutes

Tape rankings @ Asakura vs Takizawa

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Kai Asakura vs Kenta Takizawa report

Who won Asakura vs Takizawa?

Kai Asakura beat Kenta Takizawa by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of RIZIN 33, on Thursday 30th December 2021 at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ) in Saitama.

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 Takizawa division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).

Asakura vs Takizawa stats

Kai Asakura stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Kenta Takizawa made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Takizawa had a slight advantage in power over Asakura, with a 69% knock out percentage over Asakura's 61%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Asakura had an advantage over Takizawa, with a 17% submission rate over Takizawa's 0%.

Kai Asakura was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.

Takizawa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Asakura.

Asakura was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Takizawa, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 40 to Takizawa's 47.

Asakura vs Takizawa form

Asakura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha at RIZIN 30 on 19th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Shooto Watanabe at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kyoji Horiguchi at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Before that, he had beat Shoji Maruyama at RIZIN 24 on 27th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

He had won against Hiromasa Ougikubo at RIZIN 23 on 10th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.

Takizawa had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 30 on 19th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Masakazu Imanari at RIZIN 29 on 27th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Ulka Sasaki at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Before that, he had been beaten by Hiromasa Ougikubo at RIZIN 25 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka.

He had defeated Yuto Hokamura at RIZIN 24 on 27th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kenta Takizawa had been fighting more than Kai Asakura.

Going to this contest, Kai Asakura had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 7 days ago, while Kenta Takizawa's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 7 days ago.

Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

Takizawa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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