Tape rankings @ Kanehara vs Ashida
Who won Kanehara vs Ashida?
Masanori Kanehara beat Takahiro Ashida by , during the main card of RIZIN 31, on Sunday 24th October 2021 at Pia Arena MM (ぴあありーなMM) in Yokohama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Masanori Kanehara.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Kanehara vs Ashida division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Kanehara vs Ashida stats
Masanori Kanehara stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 14 loses and 5 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Takahiro Ashida made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 10 loses and 2 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Ashida had a slight advantage in power over Kanehara, with a 36% knock out percentage over Kanehara's 33%.
Masanori Kanehara was the older man by 7 years, at 39 years old.
Kanehara was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Ashida, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 77 to Ashida's 69.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Takahiro Ashida had been fighting more than Masanori Kanehara.
Going to this contest, Masanori Kanehara had last fought 2 years, 2 months and 28 days ago, while Takahiro Ashida's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 23 days ago.