Who won Ito vs Sugiyama?
Yuki Ito beat Kohei Sugiyama by knockout in the 1st round, during the main card of RIZIN 27, on Sunday 21st March 2021 at Nippongaishi Hall(日本ガイシホール) in Nagoya.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Ito vs Sugiyama division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ito vs Sugiyama stats
Yuki Ito stepped into the ring with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Kohei Sugiyama made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Ito had advantage in power over Sugiyama, with a 50% knock out percentage over Sugiyama's 30%.
Yuki Ito was the younger man by 1 year, at 24 years old.
Ito had a height advantage of 2 inches over Sugiyama.
Ito was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 6 months later than Sugiyama, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 22 less professional rounds, 11 to Sugiyama's 33.