Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu, Japan
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Who won Hokamura vs Kato?
Yuto Hokamura beat Kenji Kato by submission in the 1st round during the main card of RIZIN 21, on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at Hamamatsu Arena in Hamamatsu.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Hokamura vs Kato division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Hokamura vs Kato stats
Yuto Hokamura stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 9 loses and 2 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Kenji Kato made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hokamura had an advantage in power over Kato, with a 81% knock out percentage over Kato's 64%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hokamura had a slight advantage over Kato, with a 6% submission rate over Kato's 0%.
Yuto Hokamura was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Kato had a height advantage of 1 inch over Hokamura.
Hokamura was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 7 months later than Kato, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 51 to Kato's 39.
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