Pia Arena MM, Yokohama, Japan
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Who won Kato vs Yamamoto?
Kenji Kato beat Erson Yamamoto by during the main card of RIZIN 22, on Sunday 9th August 2020 at Pia Arena MM in Yokohama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kenji Kato.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Kato vs Yamamoto division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Kato vs Yamamoto stats
Kenji Kato stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Erson Yamamoto made his way to the cage with a record of 3 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yamamoto had a slight advantage in power over Kato, with a 67% knock out percentage over Kato's 64%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Kato and Yamamoto would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.
Kenji Kato was the older man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Kato was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 3 months earlier than Yamamoto, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 29 more professional rounds, 39 to Yamamoto's 10.
Yamamoto's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
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