Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Shibisai vs Oliveira?
Shoma Shibisai beat Cally Gibrainn de Oliveira by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of RIZIN 38, on Sunday 25th September 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Shibisai vs Oliveira stats
Shoma Shibisai stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Cally Gibrainn de Oliveira made his way to the ring with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Oliveira had a massive power advantage over Shibisai, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Shibisai's 50%.
Shoma Shibisai was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Shibisai was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 4 months earlier than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 7 more professional rounds, 16 to Oliveira's 9.
Shibisai vs Oliveira form
Shibisai had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Rihards Bigis at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Hideki Sekine at RIZIN 33 on 31st December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had won against Tsuyoshi Sudario at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo.
Before that, he had beat Sergey Shemetov at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had defeated Chang Hee Kim at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
Shibisai's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.