Yuki Motoya
Motoya
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Dec 31 2022
Saturday

Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Motoya vs Bontorin
32-9-0
KO 2
KO 2
16-4-0

The tape

34
Age
32
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
N/A
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDUDKO
Form
SDNCKOUDKO
32
Wins
16
6
By KO
3
19
KO%
19
12
By SUB
11
38
SUB%
69
9
Loses
4
2
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2013
42
Bouts
22
87
Rounds
40
6 hours, 35 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 38 minutes

Tape rankings @ Motoya vs Bontorin

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Yuki Motoya vs Rogerio Bontorin report

Who won Motoya vs Bontorin?

Yuki Motoya beat Rogerio Bontorin by knockout in the 2nd round during the main card of RIZIN 40, on Saturday 31st December 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Motoya vs Bontorin division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).

Motoya vs Bontorin stats

Yuki Motoya stepped into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Rogerio Bontorin made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

Yuki Motoya's Rizin record stood at 10-6-0, while Rogerio Bontorin's came in at 0-1-0.

The stats suggested that Motoya and Bontorin have similar power, both with a 19% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Bontorin had a massive advantage over Motoya, boasting a 69% submission rate over Motoya's 38%.

Yuki Motoya was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Motoya had a height advantage of 2 inches over Bontorin.

Motoya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 3 years earlier than Bontorin, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 52 more professional rounds, 94 to Bontorin's 42.

Motoya vs Bontorin form

Yuki Motoya had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Kazuma Kuramoto at RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.4 on 6th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beaten Shinobu Ota at RIZIN 37 on 31st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.

Before that, he was victorious against Yuto Hokamura 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.

He had lost to Kenta Takizawa at RIZIN 30 on 19th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.

Rogerio Bontorin had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Yutaro Muramoto at RIZIN LANDMARK 6 in NAGOYA on 1st October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya, Japan.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 40 on 31st December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Brandon Royval at UFC Fight Night on 15th January 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Matt Schnell at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had lost to Ray Borg at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yuki Motoya had been fighting more than Rogerio Bontorin.

Going to this contest, Yuki Motoya had last fought 1 year, 7 months and 7 days ago, while Rogerio Bontorin's last outing had been 8 months and 12 days ago.

Motoya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Bontorin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Motoya vs Bontorin?

Yuki Motoya was a 9/5 (+180) underdog going into the contest, while Rogerio Bontorin made his way into the ring at 4/9 (-230) with oddsmakers.

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