Yoyogi National Stadium, Shibuya, Japan
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Masanori Kanehara vs Sora Yamamoto preview
When is Kanehara vs Yamamoto?
Masanori Kanehara is set to fight Sora Yamamoto during the main card of RIZIN LANDMARK 5 in YOYOGI, on Sunday 30th April 2023 at Yoyogi National Stadium in Shibuya.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Kanehara vs Yamamoto division, which means the weight limit will be pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Kanehara vs Yamamoto stats
Masanori Kanehara steps into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 12 loses and 5 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Sora Yamamoto will make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Kanehara has an advantage in power over Yamamoto, with a 41% knock out percentage over Yamamoto's 25%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Yamamoto will have an advantage over Kanehara, with a 50% submission rate over Kanehara's 37%.
Masanori Kanehara is the older man by 40 years, at 40 years old.
Kanehara has a height advantage of 3 inches over Yamamoto.
Kanehara is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 12 years and 10 months earlier than Yamamoto, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 48 more professional rounds, 77 to Yamamoto's 29.
Kanehara vs Yamamoto form
Yamamoto has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Vugar Kyaramov at RIZIN 37 on 31st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kyle Aguon at RIZIN 36 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Okinawa Arena, Okinawa.
Going into that contest, he had beat Daisuke Nakamura at RIZIN 34 on 20th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka.
Before that, he had won against Suguru Nii at RIZIN Trigger 2nd on 23rd February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Ecopa Arena, Shizuoka.
He had been beaten by Chihiro Suzuki at RIZIN Trigger 1st on 28th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Kobe World Memorial Hall, Kobe.
Kanehara's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Yamamoto's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Kanehara vs Yamamoto?
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