Tape rankings @ Kim vs Sato
Who won Kim vs Sato?
Shoko Sato beat Jae Woong Kim by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of ONE on Prime Video 6, on Friday 13th January 2023 at Impact Arena in Bangkok.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Shoko Sato.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Kim vs Sato division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Kim vs Sato stats
Jae Woong Kim stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Shoko Sato made his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 15 loses and 2 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Kim had a slight advantage in power over Sato, with a 69% knock out percentage over Sato's 59%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Sato had a slight advantage over Kim, with a 9% submission rate over Kim's 8%.
Jae Woong Kim was the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.
Sato had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kim.
Kim was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 3 months later than Sato, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 71 less professional rounds, 36 to Sato's 107.
Kim vs Sato form
Jae Woong Kim had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Kevin Belingon at ONE on Prime Video 4 on 18th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Shamil Gasanov at ONE on Prime Video 3 on 21st October 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kai Tang at ONE Championship – One X on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Before that, he had beat Martin Nguyen at ONE Championship – 10 Year Anniversary 2 on 24th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
He had won against Tetsuya Yamada at ONE Championship – Big Bang 2 on 11th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Kim's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.
Sato's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Kim vs Sato?
Jae Woong Kim was a 8/11 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Shoko Sato made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.