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Who won Takizawa vs Imanari?
Kenta Takizawa beat Masakazu Imanari by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of RIZIN 29, on Sunday 27th June 2021 at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka in Osaka.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kenta Takizawa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Takizawa vs Imanari division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Takizawa vs Imanari stats
Kenta Takizawa stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Masakazu Imanari made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 19 loses and 2 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 27 by submission.
The stats suggested Takizawa had a massive power advantage over Imanari, boasting at 73% knock out percentage over Imanari's 3%.
Kenta Takizawa was the younger man by 19 years, at 26 years old.
Takizawa had a height advantage of 4 inches over Imanari.
Takizawa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 41 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 13 year and 7 months later than Imanari, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 78 less professional rounds, 40 to Imanari's 118.
Imanari's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.