Tape rankings @ Takeda vs Yachi
Who won Takeda vs Yachi?
Yusuke Yachi beat Koji Takeda by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 30, on Sunday 19th September 2021 at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ) in Saitama.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yusuke Yachi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Takeda vs Yachi division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Takeda vs Yachi stats
Koji Takeda stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Yusuke Yachi made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Yachi had advantage in power over Takeda, with a 29% knock out percentage over Takeda's 17%.
Koji Takeda was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 years old.
Yachi had a height advantage of 2 inches over Takeda.
Takeda was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 8 year and 4 months later than Yachi, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 47 less professional rounds, 31 to Yachi's 78.
Takeda 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 defeated Yuki Kawana at RIZIN 29 on 27th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Juri Ohara at RIZIN 24 on 27th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Before that, he had defeated Hiroto Uesako at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
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.
Takeda's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Yachi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.