Yusaku Nakamura
Nakamura
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Apr 01 2023
Saturday

Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Nakamura vs Mamedov
Mehman Mamedov
Mamedov
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17-9-0
KO 1
KO 1
5-6-0

The tape

37
Age
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SDKOKOUDUD
Form
KOUDNCUDSUB
17
Wins
5
8
By KO
1
47
KO%
20
0
By SUB
1
0
SUB%
20
9
Loses
6
6
Stopped
2
2
Tapped
2
1
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2015
27
Bouts
12
56
Rounds
29
4 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 1 minutes

Tape rankings @ Nakamura vs Mamedov

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Yusaku Nakamura vs Mehman Mamedov report

Who won Nakamura vs Mamedov?

Mehman Mamedov beat Yusaku Nakamura by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of RIZIN 41, on Saturday 1st April 2023 at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka in Osaka.

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

Nakamura vs Mamedov stats

Yusaku Nakamura stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Mehman Mamedov made his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Yusaku Nakamura's Rizin record stood at 4-4-0, while Mehman Mamedov's came in at 2-1-0.

The stats suggested Nakamura had a large advantage in power over Mamedov, boasting a 47% knock out percentage over Mamedov's 20%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mamedov had an advantage over Nakamura, with a 20% submission rate over Nakamura's 0%.

Yusaku Nakamura was the older man by 37 years, at 37 years old.

Mamedov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Nakamura.

Nakamura was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Mamedov, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 30 more professional rounds, 63 to Mamedov's 33.

Nakamura vs Mamedov form

Yusaku Nakamura had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Mehman Mamedov at RIZIN 41 on 1st April 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Takaki Soya at RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.4 on 6th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Dolphins Arena, Nagoya.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Yuki Ito at RIZIN 31 on 24th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM (ぴあありーなMM), Yokohama.

Before that, he had been defeated by Tatsuki Saomoto at RIZIN 23 on 10th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.

He had lost to Makoto Takahashi at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Activity check

Nakamura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Nakamura vs Mamedov?

Yusaku Nakamura was a 8/13 (-160) favourite going into the contest, while Mehman Mamedov made his way into the ring at 6/5 (+120) with oddsmakers.

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