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 a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
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 Chandler had a massive power advantage over Yamauchi, boasting at 44% knock out percentage over Yamauchi's 5%.
Michael Chandler was the older man by 7 years, at 35 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 5 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 9 more professional rounds, 58 to Yamauchi's 49.
Yamauchi's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.