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Who won Motoya vs Ota?
Yuki Motoya beat Shinobu Ota by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of RIZIN 37, on Sunday 31st July 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yuki Motoya.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Motoya vs Ota division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Motoya vs Ota stats
Yuki Motoya stepped into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Shinobu Ota made his way to the cage with a record of 2 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ota had a large advantage in power over Motoya, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Motoya's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Motoya had a massive advantage over Ota, boasting at 40% submission rate over Ota's 0%.
Yuki Motoya was the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Motoya had a height advantage of 2 inches over Ota.
Motoya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 37 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 10 years and 9 months earlier than Ota, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 77 more professional rounds, 84 to Ota's 7.
Motoya vs Ota form
Yuki Motoya had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this 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, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated 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.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had beat Ryo Okada at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo.
He had lost to Naoki Inoue at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Motoya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Ota's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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