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Felipe Bunes vs Yuma Horiuchi report
Who won Bunes vs Horiuchi?
Felipe Bunes beat Yuma Horiuchi by during the main event of LFA 149, on Friday 6th January 2023 at Gila River Resorts & Casinos in Chandler.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Felipe Bunes.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Bunes vs Horiuchi stats
Felipe Bunes stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Yuma Horiuchi made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Horiuchi had an advantage in power over Bunes, with a 25% knock out percentage over Bunes' 8%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bunes had an advantage over Horiuchi, with a 67% submission rate over Horiuchi's 50%.
Felipe Bunes was the older man by 8 years, at 33 years old.
Bunes had a height advantage of 1 inch over Horiuchi.
Bunes was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in , 9 years and 8 months earlier than Horiuchi, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 34 to Horiuchi's 32.
Bunes vs Horiuchi form
Horiuchi had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Juan Puerta at LFA 144 on 14th October 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mark Climaco at LFA 117 on 5th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Visalia Convention Center, Visalia, Afghanistan.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Charles Johnson at LFA 110 on 2nd July 2021 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Grand Hotel Casino & Resort, Shawnee, United States.
Before that, he had beat Donavon Frelow at LFA 104 on 16th April 2021 by submission in the 2nd round at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, Shawnee.
He had lost to Leandro Gomes at LFA 81 on 31st January 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa.
Bunes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Horiuchi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Bunes vs Horiuchi?
Felipe Bunes was a 5/6 (-120) underdog going into the contest, while Yuma Horiuchi made his way into the ring at 5/6 (-120) with oddsmakers.
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