Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Mix vs Motoya?
Patchy Mix beat Yuki Motoya by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of RIZIN 20, on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Mix vs Motoya stats
Patchy Mix stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Yuki Motoya made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Motoya had advantage in power over Mix, with a 26% knock out percentage over Mix's 8%.
Patchy Mix was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Mix had a height advantage of 4 inches over Motoya.
Mix was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 18 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 year and 2 months later than Motoya, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 46 less professional rounds, 34 to Motoya's 80.
Mix vs Motoya form
Patchy Mix had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat James Gallagher at Bellator MMA on 5th November 2021 by in the 3rd round at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
Previous to that, he had beat Albert Morales at Bellator 258 on 7th May 2021 by in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Juan Archuleta at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Before that, he had won against Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
He had beat Isaiah Chapman at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Mix's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Motoya's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.