Wei Xie
Xie
China flag
Jul 14 2023
Friday

Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
Yuya Wakamatsu
Wakamatsu
Japan flag
16-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
15-6-0

The tape

27
Age
29
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
N/A
Reach
N/A

Tape record

SUBKOKOKOUD
Form
KOSUBUDUDKO
16
Wins
15
11
By KO
11
69
KO%
73
1
By SUB
0
6
SUB%
0
4
Loses
6
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2015
20
Bouts
21
44
Rounds
43
3 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 49 minutes

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Wei Xie vs Yuya Wakamatsu report

Who won Xie vs Wakamatsu?

Yuya Wakamatsu beat Wei Xie by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of ONE Fight Night 12, on Friday 14th July 2023 at Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Xie vs Wakamatsu stats

Wei Xie stepped into the octagon with a record of 16 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Yuya Wakamatsu made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out.

This was Wei Xie's 12th fight in the One Championship, having made his debut for the promotion in 2019.

Wei Xie's One Championship record stood at 8-4-0, while Yuya Wakamatsu's came in at 6-4-0.

The stats suggested Wakamatsu had a slight advantage in power over Xie, with a 73% knock out percentage over Xie's 69%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Xie had a slight advantage over Wakamatsu, with a 6% submission rate over Wakamatsu's 0%.

Wei Xie was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.

Xie was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 1 year and 9 months later than Wakamatsu, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 57 to Wakamatsu's 44.

Xie vs Wakamatsu form

Wei Xie had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Reece McLaren at ONE Championship – Pacio vs. Brooks on 3rd June 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had won against Dae Hwan Kim at ONE Championship – Battleground 3 on 27th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Kantharaj Shankar Agasa at ONE Championship – Full Blast on 28th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Before that, he had defeated Chan Rothana at ONE Championship – Collision Course on 18th December 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

He had been beaten by Danny Kingad at ONE Championship – Fire & Fury on 31st January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines.

Wakamatsu had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had been defeated by Sung Hoon Woo at ONE Championship 163 on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had lost to Adriano Moraes at ONE Championship – One X on 26th March 2022 by submission in the 3rd round in their ONE Flyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Yong Hu at ONE Championship – Winter Warriors on 3rd December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Before that, he had won against Reece McLaren at ONE on TNT 3 on 21st April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

He had beaten Kyu Sung Kim at ONE Championship – Inside the Matrix 2 on 6th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Yuya Wakamatsu had been fighting more than Wei Xie.

Going to this contest, Wei Xie had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 13 days ago, while Yuya Wakamatsu's last outing had been 1 year, 7 months and 27 days ago.

Xie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Wakamatsu's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Xie vs Wakamatsu?

Wei Xie was a 6/4 (+150) underdog going into the contest, while Yuya Wakamatsu made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.

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