Current rankings @ Flyweight
When is Borg vs Horiguchi?
Ray Borg could potentially take on Kyoji Horiguchi, in Late 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Borg vs Horiguchi stats
Ray Borg would step into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Kyoji Horiguchi would make his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Horiguchi would have a massive power advantage over Borg, boosting at 48% knock out percentage over Borg's 6%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Borg would have a large advantage over Horiguchi, boasting at 38% submission rate over Horiguchi's 13%.
Ray Borg is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Horiguchi has a height advantage of 1 inch over Borg. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Borg is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 13 years and 4 months earlier than Horiguchi, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 32 less professional rounds, 55 to Horiguchi's 87.
Borg vs Horiguchi form
Kyoji Horiguchi has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Makoto Takahashi at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 31st July 2023 by in the 1st round in their Bellator Flyweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Hiromasa Ougikubo at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yuto Hokamura at RIZIN 38 on 25th September 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had been beaten by Patchy Mix at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.
He had lost to Sergio Pettis at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Borg's last 4 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.5 rounds on average.
Horiguchi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Borg vs Horiguchi?
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