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Who won Souza vs Case?
Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza beat Johnny Case by submission in the 1st round during the main event of RIZIN 35, on Sunday 17th April 2022 at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Chofu.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Souza vs Case division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This contest was for the Rizin souza vs case championship.
Souza vs Case stats
Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza stepped into the octagon with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Johnny Case made his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Case had a massive power advantage over Souza, boosting at 70% knock out percentage over Souza's 31%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Souza had a massive advantage over Case, boasting at 69% submission rate over Case's 15%.
Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza was the same age as Johnny Case, at 34 years old.
Souza had a height advantage of 1 inch over Case.
Souza was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 21 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 15 years and 9 months earlier than Case, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 35 less professional rounds, 26 to Case's 61.
Souza vs Case form
Johnny Case had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Tofiq Musayev at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
Going into that contest, he had won against Satoru Kitaoka at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Before that, he had beat Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 14 on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had drawn with Natan Schulte at PFL 2018 #9 on 13th October 2018 by majority draw in their 2 round contest at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, California.
Souza's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
Case's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
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