Tape rankings @ Nii vs Iida
Who won Nii vs Iida?
Suguru Nii beat Tateo Iida by during the main card of RIZIN 43, on Friday 23rd June 2023 at Makomanai Sekisui Heim Arena in Sapporo.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Suguru Nii.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Nii vs Iida division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Nii vs Iida stats
Suguru Nii stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Tateo Iida made his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Nii had a slight advantage in power over Iida, with a 18% knock out percentage over Iida's 15%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Nii had an advantage over Iida, with a 64% submission rate over Iida's 46%.
Suguru Nii was the same age as Tateo Iida, at 32 years old.
Iida had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nii.
Nii was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 months earlier than Iida, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 38 to Iida's 38.
Nii's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nii vs Iida?
Suguru Nii was a 4/7 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Tateo Iida made his way into the ring at 5/4 (+130) with oddsmakers.