National Gymnastics Arena, Baku, Azerbaijan
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Current rankings @ Musayev vs Takeda
When is Musayev vs Takeda?
Tofiq Musayev will fight Koji Takeda during the main card of RIZIN LANDMARK 7 in Azerbaijan, on Saturday 4th November 2023 at National Gymnastics Arena in Baku.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Musayev vs Takeda division, which means the weight limit will be pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Musayev vs Takeda stats
Tofiq Musayev steps into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Koji Takeda will make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Musayev has a massive power advantage over Takeda, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Takeda's 13%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Takeda will have a large advantage over Musayev, boosting at 33% submission rate over Musayev's 10%.
Tofiq Musayev is the older man by 5 years, at 33 years old.
Musayev has a height advantage of 3 inches over Takeda.
Musayev is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 2 months earlier than Takeda, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 37 to Takeda's 48.
Musayev vs Takeda form
Musayev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he won against Akira Okada at Super RIZIN 2 on 30th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Shabliy at Bellator 292 on 10th March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sidney Outlaw at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma.
Before that, he had lost to Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 28 on 13th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Tokyo Dome(東京ドーム), Bunkyo, Japan.
He had beat Patricky Pitbull at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Koji Takeda has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN LANDMARK 5 in YOYOGI on 30th April 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Yoyogi National Stadium, Shibuya, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gadzhi Rabadanov at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Zach Zane at RIZIN 39 on 23rd October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A, Fukuoka.
Before that, he had won against Johnny Case at RIZIN 37 on 31st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had lost to Spike Carlyle at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.
In terms of recent activity, Koji Takeda has been fighting more than Tofiq Musayev.
Tofiq Musayev last fought 1 month and 25 days ago, while Koji Takeda's last outing was 4 months and 25 days ago.
Musayev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Takeda's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Musayev vs Takeda?
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