Current rankings @ Watanabe vs Ito
When is Watanabe vs Ito?
Shooto Watanabe could potentially face Kuya Ito, in Late 2021.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Watanabe vs Ito division, which means the weight limit would be pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Watanabe vs Ito stats
Shooto Watanabe would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 5 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 14 by submission.
Kuya Ito would make his way to the cage with a record of 8 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ito would have an advantage in power over Watanabe, with a 25% knock out percentage over Watanabe's 9%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Watanabe would have a massive advantage over Ito, boasting at 61% submission rate over Ito's 0%.
Shooto Watanabe is the older man by 7 years, at 33 years old.
Watanabe has a height advantage of 3 inches over Ito.
Watanabe is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 month earlier than Ito, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 24 more professional rounds, 55 to Ito's 31.
Watanabe vs Ito form
Shooto Watanabe has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Takuma Sudo at RIZIN Trigger 3rd on 16th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Koki Naito at RIZIN LANDMARK Vol.1 on 2nd October 2021 by split decision in the 1st round.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kai Asakura at RIZIN 28 on 6th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Tokyo Dome, Bunkyo, Japan.
Before that, he had won against Takumi Tamaru at RIZIN 27 on 21st March 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nippongaishi Hall(日本ガイシホール), Nagoya.
He had lost to Naoki Inoue at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Watanabe's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 6 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Ito's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Watanabe vs Ito?
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