Tape rankings @ Uoi vs Yang
Who won Uoi vs Yang?
Ji Yong Yang beat Mamoru Uoi by during the main card of RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.4, on Sunday 6th November 2022 at Dolphins Arena in Nagoya.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Ji Yong Yang.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Uoi vs Yang division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Uoi vs Yang stats
Mamoru Uoi stepped into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 12 loses and 4 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Ji Yong Yang made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 1 of those by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Uoi had a large advantage in power over Yang, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Yang's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Yang had a massive advantage over Uoi, boosting at 40% submission rate over Uoi's 4%.
Mamoru Uoi was the older man by 37 years, at 37 years old.
Uoi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 35 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 11 years and 6 months earlier than Yang, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 78 more professional rounds, 86 to Yang's 8.
Uoi vs Yang form
Mamoru Uoi had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kazuma Kuramoto at RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.3 on 5th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Undisclosed.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kuya Ito at RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.2 on 6th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Hiroki Yamashita at RIZIN Trigger 1st on 28th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Kobe World Memorial Hall, Kobe, Japan.
Before that, he had lost to Yuki Motoya at RIZIN 23 on 10th August 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
He had won against Kana Hyatt at RIZIN 16 on 2nd June 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at World Memorial Hall, Kobe.
Uoi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Uoi vs Yang?
Mamoru Uoi was a 2/1 (+200) underdog going into the contest, while Ji Yong Yang made his way into the ring at 4/11 (-280) with oddsmakers.