Mansour Barnaoui
Barnaoui
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May 17 2024
Friday

Accor Arena, Paris, France

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Yusuke Yachi
Yachi
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20-6-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
26-13-0

The tape

31
Age
34
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 9" / 176 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDUDSUBSUBKO
Form
SUBSUBUDKOSUB
20
Wins
26
6
By KO
6
30
KO%
23
13
By SUB
4
65
SUB%
15
6
Loses
13
0
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009
26
Bouts
39
57
Rounds
91
4 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 56 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Mansour Barnaoui vs Yusuke Yachi report

Who won Barnaoui vs Yachi?

Mansour Barnaoui beat Yusuke Yachi by submission in the 1st round during the prelims of Bellator Champions Series, on Friday 17th May 2024 at Accor Arena in Paris.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Barnaoui vs Yachi stats

Mansour Barnaoui stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.

Yusuke Yachi made his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

This was Mansour Barnaoui's 4th fight in Bellator, having made his debut for the promotion in 2022. Yusuke Yachi marked his 2nd fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2019.

Mansour Barnaoui's Bellator record stood at 2-2-0, while Yusuke Yachi's came in at 1-1-0.

The stats suggested Barnaoui had a slight advantage in power over Yachi, with a 30% knock out percentage over Yachi's 23%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Barnaoui had a massive advantage over Yachi, boasting a 65% submission rate over Yachi's 15%.

Mansour Barnaoui was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

Barnaoui had a height advantage of 3 inches over Yachi.

Barnaoui was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 10 months later than Yachi, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 58 to Yachi's 92.

Barnaoui vs Yachi form

Yusuke Yachi had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Rikuto Shirakawa at RIZIN LANDMARK 8 in Saga on 24th February 2024 by submission in the 2nd round at Saga Arena, Saga, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beaten Zach Zane at RIZIN 43 on 24th June 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Makomanai Sekisui Heim Arena, Sapporo.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Boyd Allen at RIZIN 39 on 23rd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A, Fukuoka.

Before that, he had lost to Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN Trigger 3rd on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.

He had been beaten by Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 33 on 30th December 2021 by submission in the 2nd round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.

Activity check

Barnaoui's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

Yachi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Barnaoui vs Yachi?

Mansour Barnaoui was a 1/6 (-630) favourite going into the contest, while Yusuke Yachi made his way into the ring at 18/5 (+360) with oddsmakers.

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