Jun 09 2024
Sunday

Yoyogi National Stadium, Shibuya, Japan

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
31-5-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - N/A / UK - N/A

23-6-0

The tape

33
Age
30
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Full record

SUB 2NCUD 3SUB 2UD 5
Form
KO 2UD 5KO 4UD 5UD 3
31
Wins
23
15
By KO
4
48
KO%
17
4
By Sub
4
13
SUB%
17
5
Losses
6
2
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2011
37
Bouts
29
87
Rounds
79
6 hours, 13 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 7 minutes

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

-
UFC
-
5
Bellator
2
-
Tapology
-

Kyoji Horiguchi vs Sergio Pettis preview

When is Horiguchi vs Pettis II?

Kyoji Horiguchi will square off against Sergio Pettis in the main event of RIZIN 47, on Sunday 9th June 2024 at Yoyogi National Stadium in Shibuya.

The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Horiguchi vs Pettis II stats

Kyoji Horiguchi steps into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.

Sergio Pettis will make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Sergio Pettis will be making their debut in Rizin.

Kyoji Horiguchi's Rizin record currently stands at 12-1-0.

The stats suggest Horiguchi has a massive power advantage over Pettis, boasting a 48% knock out percentage over Pettis' 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Pettis will have a slight advantage over Horiguchi, with a 17% submission rate over Horiguchi's 13%.

Kyoji Horiguchi is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Pettis has a height advantage of 1 inch over Horiguchi. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Horiguchi is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Pettis, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 87 to Pettis' 79.

Horiguchi vs Pettis II form

Kyoji Horiguchi has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Makoto Takahashi at RIZIN 45 on 31st December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round in their Rizin Flyweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, his fight against Makoto Takahashi at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 31st July 2023 ended in a no contest.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Hiromasa Ougikubo at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Before that, he had defeated Yuto Hokamura at RIZIN 38 on 25th September 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

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.

Pettis has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he was beaten by Patchy Mix at Bellator 301 on 17th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 297 on 16th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago.

Going into that contest, he had won against Kyoji Horiguchi at Bellator MMA on 3rd December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had beaten Juan Archuleta at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had defeated Ricky Bandejas at Bellator 242 on 24th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kyoji Horiguchi has been fighting more than Sergio Pettis.

Kyoji Horiguchi last fought 4 months and 21 days ago, while Sergio Pettis' last outing was 6 months and 5 days ago.

Horiguchi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Pettis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

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