Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu, Japan
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Who won Henry vs Kanehara?
Victor Henry beat Masanori Kanehara by during the main card of RIZIN 21, on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at Hamamatsu Arena in Hamamatsu.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Victor Henry.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Henry vs Kanehara division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Henry vs Kanehara stats
Victor Henry stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Masanori Kanehara made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 11 loses and 5 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Kanehara had a slight advantage in power over Henry, with a 36% knock out percentage over Henry's 26%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kanehara had a slight advantage over Henry, with a 40% submission rate over Henry's 37%.
Victor Henry was the younger man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Kanehara had a height advantage of 1 inch over Henry.
Henry was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 year and 11 months later than Kanehara, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 73 to Kanehara's 80.
Henry vs Kanehara form
Henry had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Tony Gravely at UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. Dvalishvili on 11th March 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Theater at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Raphael Assuncao at UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs. Araujo on 15th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Raoni Barcelos at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Before that, he had beat Masanori Kanehara at RIZIN 21 on 22nd February 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu, Japan.
He had defeated Trent Girdham at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.
Henry's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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