Tape rankings @ Ougikubo vs Ishiwatari
Who won Ougikubo vs Ishiwatari?
Hiromasa Ougikubo beat Shintaro Ishiwatari by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 20, on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Hiromasa Ougikubo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Ougikubo vs Ishiwatari division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ougikubo vs Ishiwatari stats
Hiromasa Ougikubo stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Shintaro Ishiwatari made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 7 loses and 4 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Ishiwatari had a large advantage in power over Ougikubo, boosting at 35% knock out percentage over Ougikubo's 5%.
Hiromasa Ougikubo was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Ishiwatari had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ougikubo.
Ougikubo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 months later than Ishiwatari, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 84 to Ishiwatari's 87.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Shintaro Ishiwatari had been fighting more than Hiromasa Ougikubo.
Going to this contest, Hiromasa Ougikubo had last fought 2 years, 10 months and 28 days ago, while Shintaro Ishiwatari's last outing had been 2 years, 10 months and 28 days ago.