Tape rankings @ Imanari vs Suzuki
Who won Imanari vs Suzuki?
Chihiro Suzuki beat Masakazu Imanari by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.4, on Sunday 6th November 2022 at Dolphins Arena in Nagoya.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Chihiro Suzuki.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Imanari vs Suzuki division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Imanari vs Suzuki stats
Masakazu Imanari stepped into the octagon with a record of 39 wins, 20 loses and 2 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 28 by submission.
Chihiro Suzuki made his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Suzuki had a massive power advantage over Imanari, boosting at 38% knock out percentage over Imanari's 3%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Imanari had a massive advantage over Suzuki, boasting at 72% submission rate over Suzuki's 13%.
Masakazu Imanari was the older man by 23 years, at 47 years old.
Suzuki had a height advantage of 3 inches over Imanari.
Imanari was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 50 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 16 years and 4 months earlier than Suzuki, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 96 more professional rounds, 125 to Suzuki's 29.
Imanari vs Suzuki form
Masakazu Imanari had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Mikey Musumeci at ONE Championship – Reloaded on 22nd April 2022 by in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Takeshi Kasugai at RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.1 on 2nd October 2021 by in the 1st round.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kenta Takizawa at RIZIN 29 on 27th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka(丸善インテックアリーナ大阪), Osaka, Japan.
Before that, he had beat Radeem Rahman at ONE Championship – Pursuit of Greatness on 26th October 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Thuwunna Indoor Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar.
He had lost to Dae Hwan Kim at ONE Championship – Heroes of Honor on 20th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
Imanari's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 month. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Suzuki's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Imanari vs Suzuki?
Masakazu Imanari was a 13/8 (+160) underdog going into the contest, while Chihiro Suzuki made his way into the ring at 4/9 (-230) with oddsmakers.