Tape rankings @ Asakura vs Yamaniha
Who won Asakura vs Yamaniha?
Kai Asakura beat Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of RIZIN 30, on Sunday 19th September 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 Yamaniha division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Asakura vs Yamaniha stats
Kai Asakura stepped into the ring 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.
Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 8 loses and 4 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Asakura had a massive power advantage over Yamaniha, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Yamaniha's 25%.
Kai Asakura was the younger man by 8 years, at 28 years old.
Asakura had a height advantage of 3 inches over Yamaniha.
Asakura was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 5 months later than Yamaniha, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 37 less professional rounds, 40 to Yamaniha's 77.
Asakura vs Yamaniha form
Kai Asakura had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Shooto Watanabe at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo, Japan.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Shoji Maruyama at RIZIN 24 on 27th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, 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.
He had lost to 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.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.