Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Johnson vs Wakamatsu?
Demetrious Johnson beat Yuya Wakamatsu by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of ONE Championship – A New Era, on Sunday 31st March 2019 at Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Johnson vs Wakamatsu stats
Demetrious Johnson stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Yuya Wakamatsu made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wakamatsu had a massive power advantage over Johnson, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Johnson's 19%.
Demetrious Johnson was the older man by 9 years, at 35 years old.
Wakamatsu had a height advantage of 3 inches over Johnson.
Johnson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in , 6 years and 2 months earlier than Wakamatsu, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 73 more professional rounds, 106 to Wakamatsu's 33.
Johnson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.