Tape rankings @ Ishiwatari vs Sasaki
Who won Ishiwatari vs Sasaki?
Shintaro Ishiwatari beat Ulka Sasaki by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of RIZIN 17, on Sunday 28th July 2019 at Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Ishiwatari vs Sasaki division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ishiwatari vs Sasaki stats
Shintaro Ishiwatari stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 4 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ulka Sasaki made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggested Ishiwatari had a large advantage in power over Sasaki, boasting at 36% knock out percentage over Sasaki's 9%.
Shintaro Ishiwatari was the older man by 5 years, at 37 years old.
Sasaki had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ishiwatari.
Ishiwatari was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Sasaki, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 23 more professional rounds, 87 to Sasaki's 64.
Sasaki's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.