Mar 31 2019
Sunday

Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Yuya Wakamatsu
Wakamatsu
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27-3-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
10-3-0

The tape

37
Age
29
5' 3" / 161 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDUDSUBSDSUB
Form
KOUDKOSUBUD
27
Wins
10
5
By KO
9
19
KO%
90
11
By SUB
0
41
SUB%
0
3
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
1
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2015
31
Bouts
13
96
Rounds
26
7 hours, 15 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 36 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Demetrious Johnson vs Yuya Wakamatsu report

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 octagon with a record of 27 wins, 3 losses 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 cage with a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out.

Demetrious Johnson's One Championship record stood at 5-1-0, while Yuya Wakamatsu's came in at 6-4-0.

The stats suggested Wakamatsu had a massive power advantage over Johnson, boasting a 90% knock out percentage over Johnson's 19%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Johnson had a massive advantage over Wakamatsu, boasting a 41% submission rate over Wakamatsu's 0%.

Demetrious Johnson was the older man by 8 years, at 37 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 , 9 years earlier than Wakamatsu, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 57 more professional rounds, 101 to Wakamatsu's 44.

Johnson vs Wakamatsu form

Demetrious Johnson had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Tatsumitsu Wada at ONE Championship – Dawn of Heroes on 2nd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.

Previous to that, he had beaten Yuya Wakamatsu at ONE Championship – A New Era on 31st March 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Henry Cejudo at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by split decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Ray Borg at UFC 216 on 7th October 2017 by submission in the 5th round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Wilson Reis at UFC on FOX 24 on 15th April 2017 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Sprint Center, Kansas City.

Activity check

Johnson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Johnson vs Wakamatsu?

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