Tape rankings @ Yachi vs Allen
Who won Yachi vs Allen?
Yusuke Yachi beat Boyd Allen by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of RIZIN 39, on Sunday 23rd October 2022 at Marine Messe Fukuoka Hall A in Fukuoka.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Yusuke Yachi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Yachi vs Allen division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
Yachi vs Allen stats
Yusuke Yachi stepped into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Boyd Allen made his way to the cage with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Yachi had an advantage in power over Allen, with a 26% knock out percentage over Allen's 6%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Allen had a massive advantage over Yachi, boosting at 63% submission rate over Yachi's 9%.
Yusuke Yachi was the older man by 32 years, at 32 years old.
Allen had a height advantage of 3 inches over Yachi.
Yachi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 85 to Allen's 46.
Yachi vs Allen form
Yusuke Yachi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 33 on 30th December 2021 by in the 2nd round in their Rizin Lightweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Koji Takeda at RIZIN 30 on 19th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena(さいたまスーパーアリーナ), Saitama.
Going into that contest, he had beat Yuki Kawana at RIZIN 29 on 27th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, Osaka.
Before that, he had been beaten by Juri Ohara at RIZIN 24 on 27th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had lost to Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at RIZIN 22 on 9th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Pia Arena MM, Yokohama.
Yachi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Yachi vs Allen?
Yusuke Yachi was a 10/11 (-120) favourite going into the contest, while Boyd Allen made his way into the ring at 5/6 (-110) with oddsmakers.