Apr 17 2022
Sunday

Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu, Japan

RIZIN 35
3 rounds contest @ Souza vs Case
Johnny Case
Case
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13-1-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
27-7-0

Belts on The Line

Rizin Lightweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
33
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
N/A
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm

Tape record

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Form
KOKOKOKOMD
13
Wins
27
4
By KO
19
31
KO%
70
9
By SUB
4
69
SUB%
15
1
Loses
7
1
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
N/A
Debut
2007
14
Bouts
35
16
Rounds
56
40 minutes, 35 seconds
Fight Time
3 hours, 15 minutes

Tape rankings @ Souza vs Case

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Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza vs Johnny Case report

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 ring 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 ring 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%.

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza was the same age as Johnny Case, at 33 years old.

Souza had a height advantage of 1 inch over Case.

Souza was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in , 14 years and 9 months earlier than Case, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 16 to Case's 57.

Souza vs Case form

Souza had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 33 on 30th December 2021 by in the 2nd round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Tofiq Musayev at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by in the 1st round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Kazuki Tokudome at RIZIN 27 on 21st March 2021 by in the 1st round at Nippongaishi Hall(日本ガイシホール), Nagoya.

Before that, he had beat Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.

He had been beaten by Johnny Case at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.

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 defeated 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 defeated 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.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza had been fighting more than Johnny Case.

Going to this contest, Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza had last fought 8 months and 25 days ago, while Johnny Case's last outing had been 2 years, 8 months and 24 days ago.

Souza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

Case's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 15 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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