Jun 13 2021
Sunday

Tokyo Dome(東京ドーム), Bunkyo, Japan

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Asakura vs Watanabe
Shooto Watanabe
Watanabe
Japan flag
16-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
22-5-0

The tape

30
Age
35
5' 8" / 172 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
SUBSUBSUBSUBUD
16
Wins
22
10
By KO
2
63
KO%
9
3
By SUB
13
19
SUB%
59
3
Loses
5
3
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
5
2012
Debut
2012
19
Bouts
32
30
Rounds
50
1 hours, 48 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 15 minutes

Tape rankings @ Asakura vs Watanabe

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Kai Asakura vs Shooto Watanabe report

Who won Asakura vs Watanabe?

Kai Asakura beat Shooto Watanabe by during the main card of RIZIN 28, on Sunday 13th June 2021 at Tokyo Dome(東京ドーム) in Bunkyo.

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

Asakura vs Watanabe stats

Kai Asakura stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Shooto Watanabe made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 5 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 13 by submission.

The stats suggested Asakura had a massive power advantage over Watanabe, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Watanabe's 9%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Watanabe had a massive advantage over Asakura, boosting at 59% submission rate over Asakura's 19%.

Kai Asakura was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.

Asakura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 months later than Watanabe, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 12 less professional rounds, 43 to Watanabe's 55.

Asakura vs Watanabe form

Kai Asakura had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to 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, Japan.

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

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had been beaten by 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.

He had won against Ulka Sasaki at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.

Activity check

Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

Watanabe's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

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