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Who won Balart vs Sawada?
Gustavo Balart beat Ryuto Sawada by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of ONE Championship – Battleground, on Friday 30th July 2021 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Gustavo Balart.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Balart vs Sawada stats
Gustavo Balart stepped into the octagon with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ryuto Sawada made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Sawada had a slight advantage in power over Balart, with a 21% knock out percentage over Balart's 13%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sawada had a massive advantage over Balart, boosting at 57% submission rate over Balart's 0%.
Gustavo Balart was the older man by 8 years, at 36 years old.
Sawada had a height advantage of 2 inches over Balart.
Balart was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 1 month later than Sawada, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 42 to Sawada's 50.
Balart vs Sawada form
Ryuto Sawada had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Li Tao Miao at ONE on TNT 3 on 21st April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Robin Catalan at ONE Championship – Unbreakable 3 on 5th February 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had beat Li Tao Miao at ONE Championship – Reign of Dynasties 2 on 16th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, he had been beaten by Bokang Masunyane at ONE Championship – Mark of Greatness on 6th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
He had defeated Ismael Bandiwan at ONE Warrior Series 3 on 11th October 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Zepp@Big Box, Singapore.
Sawada's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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