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 33 years, at 33 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 37 more professional rounds, 89 to Allen's 52.
Yachi vs Allen form
Yachi had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Yuki Kawana at RIZIN 29 on 27th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka(丸善インテックアリーナ大阪), Osaka, Japan.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Hiroto Uesako at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama.
He had been beaten by Mikuru Asakura at RIZIN 17 on 28th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo.
Yachi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 14 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 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.