Tape rankings @ Asakura vs Yamasu
Who won Asakura vs Yamasu?
Mikuru Asakura beat Satoshi Yamasu by , during the main card of RIZIN 26, on Thursday 31st December 2020 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Mikuru Asakura.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Asakura vs Yamasu division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Asakura vs Yamasu stats
Mikuru Asakura stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Satoshi Yamasu made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Asakura had advantage in power over Yamasu, with a 54% knock out percentage over Yamasu's 36%.
Mikuru Asakura was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Asakura had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yamasu.
Asakura's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Yamasu's, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 months earlier than Yamasu, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 41 to Yamasu's 0.
Asakura vs Yamasu form
Asakura had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Yutaka Saito at RIZIN 25 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their Rizin Featherweight championship fight at Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Daniel Salas at RIZIN 21 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu.
Going into that contest, he had beat John Teixeira at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had defeated Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
He had won against Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
Asakura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.