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Sage Northcutt vs Shinya Aoki preview
When is Northcutt vs Aoki?
Sage Northcutt could potentially fight Shinya Aoki, in Summer 2021.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Northcutt vs Aoki stats
Sage Northcutt would step into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Shinya Aoki would make his way to the cage with a record of 47 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 30 by submission.
The stats suggest Northcutt would have a massive power advantage over Aoki, boasting at 42% knock out percentage over Aoki's 9%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Aoki would have a massive advantage over Northcutt, boosting at 64% submission rate over Northcutt's 33%.
Sage Northcutt is the younger man by 13 years, at 27 years old.
Northcutt has a height advantage of 1 inch over Aoki. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Northcutt is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 43 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 10 year and 11 months later than Aoki, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 70 less professional rounds, 26 to Aoki's 96.
Northcutt vs Aoki form
Northcutt has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Ahmed Mujtaba at ONE on Prime Video 10 on 5th May 2023 by in the 1st round at 1stBank Center, Broomfield, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Cosmo Alexandre at ONE Championship – Enter the Dragon on 17th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had won against Zak Ottow at UFC Fight Night 133 on 14th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at CenturyLink Arena, Boise, United States.
Before that, he had beat Thibault Gouti at UFC Fight Night 126 on 18th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Frank Erwin Center, Austin.
He had defeated Enrique Marin at UFC 200 on 9th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Shinya Aoki has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Saygid Izagakhmaev at ONE Championship 163 on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had lost to Yoshihiro Akiyama at ONE Championship – One X on 26th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Going into that contest, he had won against Eduard Folayang at ONE on TNT 4 on 28th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
Before that, he had defeated James Nakashima at ONE Championship – Unbreakable on 22nd January 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
He had beat Honorio Banario at ONE Championship – Century – Part 2 on 13th October 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
In terms of recent activity, Shinya Aoki has been fighting more than Sage Northcutt.
Sage Northcutt last fought 28 days ago, while Shinya Aoki's last outing was 6 months and 14 days ago.
Northcutt's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Aoki's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Northcutt vs Aoki?
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