Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Nergui vs Raju?
Rahul Raju beat Otgonbaatar Nergui by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of ONE Championship – Battleground 2, on Friday 13th August 2021 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Nergui vs Raju stats
Otgonbaatar Nergui stepped into the ring with a record of 4 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Rahul Raju made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Nergui had a large advantage in power over Raju, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Raju's 29%.
Otgonbaatar Nergui was the older man by 35 years, at 35 years old.
Raju had a height advantage of 4 inches over Nergui.
Nergui was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 11 months earlier than Raju, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 16 to Raju's 24.
Nergui vs Raju form
Rahul Raju had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ahmed Mujtaba at ONE Championship – Unbreakable 3 on 5th February 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Amir Khan at ONE Championship – Reign of Dynasties on 9th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Going into that contest, he had won against Furqan Cheema at ONE Championship – Edge of Greatness on 22nd November 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, he had lost to Honorio Banario at ONE Championship – Conquest of Champions on 23rd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.
He had been beaten by Garry Tonon at ONE Championship – Reign of Kings on 27th July 2018 by submission in the 3rd round at Mall of Asia Arena, Manila.
Raju's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.