Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Sato vs Saadulaev?
Shoko Sato could potentially square off against Yusup Saadulaev, in Summer 2022.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Sato vs Saadulaev stats
Shoko Sato would step into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 15 loses and 2 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Yusup Saadulaev would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.
The stats suggest Sato would have a massive power advantage over Saadulaev, boasting at 59% knock out percentage over Saadulaev's 10%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Saadulaev would have a massive advantage over Sato, boosting at 55% submission rate over Sato's 9%.
Shoko Sato is the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Sato has a height advantage of 3 inches over Saadulaev.
Sato is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 1 year and 6 months earlier than Saadulaev, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 46 more professional rounds, 103 to Saadulaev's 57.
In terms of recent activity, Shoko Sato has been fighting more than Yusup Saadulaev.
Shoko Sato last fought 8 months and 7 days ago, while Yusup Saadulaev's last outing was 11 months and 16 days ago.
Sato's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Saadulaev's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Sato vs Saadulaev?
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