Mar 23 2024
Saturday

Kobe World Hall, Kobe, Japan

Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Keita Nakamura
Nakamura
Japan flag
15-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
36-11-0

The tape

34
Age
39
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
N/A
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDSUBSUB
Form
KOUDKOUDSD
15
Wins
36
4
By KO
9
27
KO%
25
10
By SUB
16
67
SUB%
44
3
Loses
11
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
2
N/A
Debut
2003
18
Bouts
50
26
Rounds
94
1 hours, 24 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 45 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza vs Keita Nakamura report

Who won Souza vs Nakamura?

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza beat Keita Nakamura by during the main event of RIZIN LANDMARK 9 in KOBE, on Saturday 23rd March 2024 at Kobe World Hall in Kobe.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Souza vs Nakamura stats

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza stepped into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Keita Nakamura made his way to the cage with a record of 36 wins, 11 losses and 2 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 16 by submission.

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza's Rizin record stood at 9-3-0, while Keita Nakamura's came in at 2-1-0.

The stats suggested Souza had a slight advantage in power over Nakamura, with a 27% knock out percentage over Nakamura's 25%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Souza had a large advantage over Nakamura, boasting a 67% submission rate over Nakamura's 44%.

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza was the younger man by 5 years, at 34 years old.

Souza was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 31 fewer fights, and made his debut in , 20 years and 6 months earlier than Nakamura, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 68 less professional rounds, 27 to Nakamura's 95.

Souza vs Nakamura form

Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Patricky Pitbull at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN 2 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Spike Carlyle at RIZIN 42 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Tokyo Ariake Arena, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by AJ McKee Jr at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.

Before that, he had beaten Johnny Case at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.

He had defeated Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN 33 on 30th December 2021 by submission 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.

Activity check

Souza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Nakamura's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Souza vs Nakamura?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any historical odds for Souza vs Nakamura.

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