Pia Arena MM, Yokohama, Japan
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Who won Souza vs Yachi?
Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza beat Yusuke Yachi by , during the main event of RIZIN 22, on Sunday 9th August 2020 at Pia Arena MM in Yokohama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Souza vs Yachi division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Souza vs Yachi stats
Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Yusuke Yachi made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Yachi had a large advantage in power over Souza, boosting at 29% knock out percentage over Souza's 0%.
Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza was the same age as Yusuke Yachi, at 32 years old.
Souza had a height advantage of 2 inches over Yachi.
Souza was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in , 13 years and 4 months earlier than Yachi, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 69 less professional rounds, 16 to Yachi's 85.
Souza vs Yachi form
Yachi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Hiroto Uesako at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Mikuru Asakura at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Johnny Case at RIZIN 14 on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had been beaten by Luiz Gustavo at RIZIN 12 on 12th August 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya.
He had won against Diego Nunes at RIZIN 10 on 6th May 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Marine Messe Fukuoka, Fukuoka.
Souza's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
Yachi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.