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Who won Ougikubo vs Otsuka?
Hiromasa Ougikubo beat Takafumi Otsuka by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 30, on Sunday 19th September 2021 at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ) 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 Otsuka division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Ougikubo vs Otsuka stats
Hiromasa Ougikubo stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 5 loses and 2 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Takafumi Otsuka made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 17 loses and 2 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Otsuka had advantage in power over Ougikubo, with a 18% knock out percentage over Ougikubo's 5%.
Hiromasa Ougikubo was the same age as Takafumi Otsuka, at 35 years old.
Otsuka had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ougikubo.
Ougikubo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 days earlier than Otsuka, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 84 to Otsuka's 116.
Ougikubo vs Otsuka form
Hiromasa Ougikubo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Takeshi Kasugai at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Kenta Takizawa at RIZIN 25 on 21st November 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kai Asakura at RIZIN 23 on 10th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Bantamweight championship fight at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Before that, he had beat Shintaro Ishiwatari at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had defeated Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Ougikubo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.