Yoyogi National Stadium, Shibuya, Japan
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Kanna Asakura vs Mei Yamaguchi preview
When is Asakura vs Yamaguchi?
Kanna Asakura will face the challenge of Mei Yamaguchi during the main card of RIZIN LANDMARK 5 in YOYOGI, on Sunday 30th April 2023 at Yoyogi National Stadium in Shibuya.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Asakura vs Yamaguchi division, which means the weight limit will be pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Asakura vs Yamaguchi stats
Kanna Asakura steps into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Mei Yamaguchi will make her way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 14 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggest Yamaguchi has a slight advantage in power over Asakura, with a 10% knock out percentage over Asakura's 5%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Yamaguchi will have an advantage over Asakura, with a 43% submission rate over Asakura's 32%.
Kanna Asakura is the younger woman by 15 years, at 25 years old.
Asakura has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yamaguchi.
Asakura is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made her debut in 2014, 7 year and 6 months later than Yamaguchi, whose first professional fight was in 2007. She has fought 25 less professional rounds, 61 to Yamaguchi's 86.
Asakura vs Yamaguchi form
Kanna Asakura has beaten 2 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she lost to Si Woo Park at RIZIN 37 on 31st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, she had beat Satomi Takano at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.
Going into that contest, she had been beaten by 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.
Before that, she had lost to 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.
She had won against Ai Shimizu at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Mei Yamaguchi has beaten 1 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight, she drew Danielle Kelly at ONE Championship – One X on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Singapore.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Jihin Radzuan at ONE Championship on 11th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, she had lost to Julie Mezabarba at ONE Championship – 10 Year Anniversary on 3rd September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, she had beat Jenny Huang at ONE Championship – Century – Part 2 on 13th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
She had been beaten by Angela Lee at ONE Championship – Unstoppable Dreams on 18th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
In terms of recent activity, Kanna Asakura has been fighting more than Mei Yamaguchi.
Kanna Asakura last fought 7 months and 19 days ago, while Mei Yamaguchi's last outing was 11 months and 24 days ago.
Asakura's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 19 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Yamaguchi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 4 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Asakura vs Yamaguchi?
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