Sep 25 2022
Sunday

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

RIZIN 38
3 rounds contest @ Horiguchi vs Hokamura
Yuto Hokamura
Hokamura
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29-4-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
18-12-0

The tape

31
Age
29
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

Form
29
Wins
18
15
By KO
13
52
KO%
72
3
By SUB
2
10
SUB%
11
4
Loses
12
2
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
5
0
Draws
2
2010
Debut
2011
33
Bouts
32
76
Rounds
51
5 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 58 minutes

Tape rankings @ Horiguchi vs Hokamura

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Kyoji Horiguchi vs Yuto Hokamura report

Who won Horiguchi vs Hokamura?

Kyoji Horiguchi beat Yuto Hokamura by submission in the 2nd round, during the main event of RIZIN 38, on Sunday 25th September 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Horiguchi vs Hokamura division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).

Horiguchi vs Hokamura stats

Kyoji Horiguchi stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Yuto Hokamura made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 12 loses and 2 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggested Hokamura had advantage in power over Horiguchi, with a 72% knock out percentage over Horiguchi's 52%.

Kyoji Horiguchi was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.

Hokamura had a height advantage of 1 inch over Horiguchi.

Horiguchi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 months earlier than Hokamura, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 25 more professional rounds, 76 to Hokamura's 51.

Horiguchi vs Hokamura form

Horiguchi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Patchy Mix at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergio Pettis at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Kai Asakura at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Before that, he had lost to Kai Asakura at RIZIN 18 on 18th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.

He had beat Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 222 on 14th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Yuto Hokamura had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 33 on 31st December 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 been beaten by Naoki Inoue 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, he had won against Kuya Ito at RIZIN 29 on 27th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka.

Before that, he had lost to Kenta Takizawa at RIZIN 24 on 27th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

He had beat Kenji Kato at RIZIN 21 on 22nd February 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Hamamatsu Arena, Hamamatsu.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yuto Hokamura had been fighting more than Kyoji Horiguchi.

Going to this contest, Kyoji Horiguchi had last fought 5 months and 2 days ago, while Yuto Hokamura's last outing had been 8 months and 25 days ago.

Horiguchi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Hokamura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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