Tape rankings @ Motoya vs Takizawa
Who won Motoya vs Takizawa?
Kenta Takizawa beat Yuki Motoya by , during the main card of RIZIN 30, on Sunday 19th September 2021 at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ) in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kenta Takizawa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Motoya vs Takizawa division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Motoya vs Takizawa stats
Yuki Motoya stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Kenta Takizawa made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Takizawa had a massive power advantage over Motoya, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Motoya's 24%.
Yuki Motoya was the older man by 5 years, at 32 years old.
Takizawa had a height advantage of 2 inches over Motoya.
Motoya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Takizawa, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 80 to Takizawa's 47.
Motoya vs Takizawa form
Yuki Motoya had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Ryo Okada at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Naoki Inoue at RIZIN 26 on 31st December 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mamoru Uoi at RIZIN 23 on 10th August 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Before that, he had lost to Patchy Mix at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had been beaten by Hiromasa Ougikubo at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Motoya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Takizawa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.