Tape rankings @ Usami vs Kim
Who won Usami vs Kim?
Kyung Pyo Kim beat Sho Patrick Usami by submission in the 1st round during the main card of RIZIN 41, on Saturday 1st April 2023 at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka in Osaka.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Usami vs Kim division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Usami vs Kim stats
Sho Patrick Usami stepped into the octagon with a record of 6 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kyung Pyo Kim made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Usami had a large advantage in power over Kim, boasting at 83% knock out percentage over Kim's 55%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Kim had a large advantage over Usami, boosting at 27% submission rate over Usami's 0%.
Sho Patrick Usami was the younger man by 8 years, at 23 years old.
Kim had 1-inch reach advantage.
Usami was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2021, 6 year and 3 months later than Kim, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 13 to Kim's 26.
Usami's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Usami vs Kim?
Sho Patrick Usami was a 10/11 (-110) underdog going into the contest, while Kyung Pyo Kim made his way into the ring at 10/11 (-110) with oddsmakers.