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Who won Motoya vs Yamaniha?
Yuki Motoya beat Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 35, on Sunday 17th April 2022 at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Chofu.
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 Yamaniha division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Motoya vs Yamaniha stats
Yuki Motoya stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.
Alan Yoshihiro Yamaniha made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Motoya had a large advantage in power over Yamaniha, boasting at 21% knock out percentage over Yamaniha's 0%.
Yuki Motoya was the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Motoya had a height advantage of 2 inches over Yamaniha.
Motoya was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 39 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 month earlier than Yamaniha, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 4 more professional rounds, 81 to Yamaniha's 77.
Motoya vs Yamaniha form
Yuki Motoya had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, Japan.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Ryo Okada at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo.
Before that, 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.
He had beat Mamoru Uoi at RIZIN 23 on 10th August 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Motoya's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Yamaniha's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.