Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Chandler vs Yamauchi?
Michael Chandler beat Goiti Yamauchi by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 192, on Saturday 20th January 2018 at Great Wester Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Chandler.
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).
Chandler vs Yamauchi stats
Michael Chandler stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Goiti Yamauchi made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 18 by submission.
The stats suggested Yamauchi had a slight advantage in power over Chandler, with a 5% knock out percentage over Chandler's 0%.
Michael Chandler was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Yamauchi had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chandler. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Chandler was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Yamauchi, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 65 to Yamauchi's 53.
Yamauchi's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.