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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Featherweight
When is Saito vs Ushiku?
Yutaka Saito will face the challenge of Juntaro Ushiku, as the main event of RIZIN 31, on Sunday 24th October 2021 at Pia Arena MM (ぴあありーなMM) in Yokohama.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit will be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
This contest is for the Rizin featherweight championship.
Saito vs Ushiku stats
Yutaka Saito steps into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 4 loses and 2 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Juntaro Ushiku will make his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ushiku has a slight advantage in power over Saito, with a 29% knock out percentage over Saito's 26%.
Yutaka Saito is the older man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Saito has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ushiku.
Saito is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Ushiku, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 5 more professional rounds, 63 to Ushiku's 58.
Saito's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
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