Tape rankings @ Ashida vs Nakada
Who won Ashida vs Nakada?
Takahiro Ashida beat Hirotaka Nakada by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of RIZIN 39, on Sunday 23rd October 2022 at Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A in Fukuoka.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Takahiro Ashida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Ashida vs Nakada division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ashida vs Nakada stats
Takahiro Ashida stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 12 loses and 2 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Hirotaka Nakada made his way to the cage with a record of 4 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Nakada had an advantage in power over Ashida, with a 50% knock out percentage over Ashida's 32%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Ashida had an advantage over Nakada, with a 18% submission rate over Nakada's 0%.
Takahiro Ashida was the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Ashida was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 30 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 9 years and 9 months earlier than Nakada, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 61 more professional rounds, 79 to Nakada's 18.
Ashida's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ashida vs Nakada?
Takahiro Ashida was a 1/4 (-400) favourite going into the contest, while Hirotaka Nakada made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.