Ecopa Arena, Shizuoka, Japan
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Who won Erbst vs Sasaki?
Kleber Koike Erbst beat Ulka Sasaki by submission in the 2nd round, during the main event of RIZIN Trigger 2nd, on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 at Ecopa Arena in Shizuoka.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Erbst vs Sasaki division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Erbst vs Sasaki stats
Kleber Koike Erbst stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 23 by submission.
Ulka Sasaki made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 2 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggested Sasaki had a slight advantage in power over Erbst, with a 9% knock out percentage over Erbst's 7%.
Kleber Koike Erbst was the same age as Ulka Sasaki, at 32 years old.
Sasaki had 1-inch reach advantage.
Erbst was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Sasaki, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 65 to Sasaki's 64.
Erbst vs Sasaki form
Ulka Sasaki had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yoshinori Horie at RIZIN 30 on 19th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kenta Takizawa at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kai Asakura at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
Before that, he had lost to Shintaro Ishiwatari at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
He had beat Manel Kape at RIZIN 14 on 31st December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Erbst's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Sasaki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.