Ecopa Arena, Shizuoka, Japan
Tape rankings @ Nii vs Yamamoto
Who won Nii vs Yamamoto?
Sora Yamamoto beat Suguru Nii by , during the main card of RIZIN Trigger 2nd, on Wednesday 23rd February 2022 at Ecopa Arena in Shizuoka.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Sora Yamamoto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Nii vs Yamamoto division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Nii vs Yamamoto stats
Suguru Nii stepped into the ring 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.
Sora Yamamoto made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Yamamoto had a slight advantage in power over Nii, with a 25% knock out percentage over Nii's 18%.
Suguru Nii was the older man by 31 years, at 31 years old.
Nii had a height advantage of 3 inches over Yamamoto.
Nii was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 6 years and 5 months earlier than Yamamoto, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 37 to Yamamoto's 0.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sora Yamamoto had been fighting more than Suguru Nii.
Going to this contest, Suguru Nii had last fought 7 months and 5 days ago, while Sora Yamamoto's last outing had been 6 months and 1 day ago.