Yoyogi National Stadium, Shibuya, Japan
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Koji Takeda vs Luiz Gustavo preview
When is Takeda vs Gustavo?
Koji Takeda is set to face Luiz Gustavo during the main card of RIZIN LANDMARK 5 in YOYOGI, on Sunday 30th April 2023 at Yoyogi National Stadium in Shibuya.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Takeda vs Gustavo division, which means the weight limit will be pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Takeda vs Gustavo stats
Koji Takeda steps into the octagon with a record of 15 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Luiz Gustavo will make his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Gustavo has a massive power advantage over Takeda, boosting at 55% knock out percentage over Takeda's 13%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Gustavo will have an advantage over Takeda, with a 45% submission rate over Takeda's 33%.
Koji Takeda is the older man by 1 year, at 27 years old.
Gustavo has a height advantage of 2 inches over Takeda.
Takeda is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2017, 3 year later than Gustavo, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 25 more professional rounds, 45 to Gustavo's 20.
Takeda vs Gustavo form
Koji Takeda has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gadzhi Rabadanov at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated DB ERROR at RIZIN 39 on 23rd October 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A, Fukuoka.
Going into that contest, he had beat Johnny Case at RIZIN 37 on 31st July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had been beaten by Spike Carlyle at RIZIN 35 on 17th April 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.
He had won against Noah Bey at RIZIN 33 on 31st December 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.
Luiz Gustavo has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Juri Ohara at RIZIN 38 on 25th September 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Yusuke Yachi at RIZIN Trigger 3rd on 16th April 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Patricky Pitbull at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had defeated Hiroto Uesako at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
He had been beaten by Mikuru Asakura at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
In terms of recent activity, Koji Takeda has been fighting more than Luiz Gustavo.
Koji Takeda last fought 2 months and 11 days ago, while Luiz Gustavo's last outing was 5 months and 17 days ago.
Takeda's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Gustavo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Takeda vs Gustavo?
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