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Who won Kim vs Ougikubo?
Soo Chul Kim beat Hiromasa Ougikubo by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 38, on Sunday 25th September 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Soo Chul Kim.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Kim vs Ougikubo division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Kim vs Ougikubo stats
Soo Chul Kim stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Hiromasa Ougikubo made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Kim had a massive power advantage over Ougikubo, boasting at 35% knock out percentage over Ougikubo's 4%.
Soo Chul Kim was the younger man by 5 years, at 30 years old.
Kim had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ougikubo.
Kim was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 year and 10 months later than Ougikubo, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 52 to Ougikubo's 84.
Kim vs Ougikubo form
Hiromasa Ougikubo had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Naoki Inoue at RIZIN 33 on 31st December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Kai Asakura at RIZIN 33 on 30th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had beat Takafumi Otsuka at RIZIN 30 on 19th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.
Before that, he had won against Takeshi Kasugai at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo.
He had beat Kenta Takizawa at RIZIN 25 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka.
Ougikubo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.