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Who won Hamasaki vs Izawa?
Seika Izawa beat Ayaka Hamasaki by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 35, on Sunday 17th April 2022 at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Chofu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Seika Izawa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Hamasaki vs Izawa division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This contest was for the Rizin hamasaki vs izawa championship.
Hamasaki vs Izawa stats
Ayaka Hamasaki stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Seika Izawa made her way to the ring with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Izawa had a slight advantage in power over Hamasaki, with a 20% knock out percentage over Hamasaki's 13%.
Ayaka Hamasaki was the older woman by 16 years, at 40 years old.
Izawa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hamasaki.
Hamasaki was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made her debut in 2009, 11 years earlier than Izawa, whose first professional fight was in 2020. She had fought 47 more professional rounds, 61 to Izawa's 14.
Hamasaki vs Izawa form
Ayaka Hamasaki had beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents.
In her last fight before this contest, she had lost to Seika Izawa at RIZIN 33 on 31st December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, she had defeated Emi Fujino 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.
Going into that contest, she had beat Kanna Asakura at RIZIN 27 on 21st March 2021 by split decision in their Rizin Women’s Super Atomweight championship fight at Nippongaishi Hall(日本ガイシホール), Nagoya.
Before that, she had won against Miyuu Yamamoto at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by split decision in the 1st round in their Rizin Women’s Super Atomweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
She had beat Tomo Maesawa at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by split decision in the 2nd round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Hamasaki's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 days, meaning she had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.