Jun 23 2023
Friday

Overtime Elite Arena, Atlanta, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Yamato Nishikawa
Nishikawa
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15-3-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

21-3-6

The tape

32
Age
20
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

UD 3MD 3UD 3KO 3UD 3
Form
UD 3
15
Wins
21
5
By KO
14
33
KO%
67
5
By Sub
4
33
SUB%
19
3
Losses
3
2
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
6
2013
Debut
2016
18
Bouts
30
40
Rounds
59
2 hours, 51 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 19 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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Shane Burgos vs Yamato Nishikawa preview

When is Burgos vs Nishikawa?

Shane Burgos will fight Yamato Nishikawa during the main card of PFL 6, on Friday 23rd June 2023 at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta.

The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Burgos vs Nishikawa stats

Shane Burgos steps into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Yamato Nishikawa will make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 6 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Nishikawa has a massive power advantage over Burgos, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Burgos' 33%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burgos will have an advantage over Nishikawa, with a 33% submission rate over Nishikawa's 19%.

Shane Burgos is the older man by 12 years, at 32 years old.

Burgos has a height advantage of 4 inches over Nishikawa.

Burgos is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Nishikawa, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 19 less professional rounds, 40 to Nishikawa's 59.

Burgos vs Nishikawa form

Shane Burgos has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Olivier Aubin Mercier at PFL 3 on 14th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Charles Jourdain at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Billy Quarantillo at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had been beaten by Edson Barboza at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had lost to Josh Emmett at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Burgos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 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 Burgos vs Nishikawa?

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