Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Strawweight
Who won Saruta vs Pacio?
Yosuke Saruta beat Joshua Pacio by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of ONE Championship – Eternal Glory, on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Istora Senayan in Jakarta.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yosuke Saruta.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Strawweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the vacant One Championship strawweight championship.
Saruta vs Pacio stats
Yosuke Saruta stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 8 loses and 3 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Joshua Pacio made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Pacio had a slight advantage in power over Saruta, with a 29% knock out percentage over Saruta's 28%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Pacio had a massive advantage over Saruta, boosting at 57% submission rate over Saruta's 11%.
Yosuke Saruta was the older man by 9 years, at 35 years old.
Pacio had a height advantage of 1 inch over Saruta.
Saruta was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 13 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 years and 10 months earlier than Pacio, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 93 to Pacio's 46.
Pacio's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Saruta vs Pacio?
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