Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Case vs Osawa?
Johnny Case beat Nobumitsu Osawa by during the main card of RIZIN 40, on Saturday 31st December 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Johnny Case.
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).
Case vs Osawa stats
Johnny Case stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Nobumitsu Osawa made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Case had an advantage in power over Osawa, with a 70% knock out percentage over Osawa's 54%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Case had a slight advantage over Osawa, with a 15% submission rate over Osawa's 8%.
Johnny Case was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Case had a height advantage of 3 inches over Osawa. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Case was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Osawa, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 24 more professional rounds, 61 to Osawa's 37.
Case vs Osawa form
Johnny Case had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Koji Takeda at RIZIN 37 on 31st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Tofiq Musayev at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had won against Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
He had beat Satoru Kitaoka at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Case's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
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