Apr 19 2024
Friday

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
28-6-0
UD 3
UD 3
11-4-0

The tape

31
Age
35
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

KOKOSUBKOSD
Form
KOUDKOUDSUB
28
Wins
11
3
By KO
1
11
KO%
9
21
By SUB
9
75
SUB%
82
6
Loses
4
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2013
34
Bouts
15
57
Rounds
36
3 hours, 35 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 39 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

-
UFC
-
4
Bellator
6
-
Tapology
-

Goiti Yamauchi vs Neiman Gracie report

Who won Yamauchi vs Gracie?

Goiti Yamauchi beat Neiman Gracie by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of PFL 3, on Friday 19th April 2024 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Goiti Yamauchi.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Yamauchi vs Gracie stats

Goiti Yamauchi stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 21 by submission.

Neiman Gracie made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

Both men made their promotional debut for the PFL.

The stats suggested Yamauchi had a slight advantage in power over Gracie, with a 11% knock out percentage over Gracie's 9%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gracie had a slight advantage over Yamauchi, with a 82% submission rate over Yamauchi's 75%.

Goiti Yamauchi was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.

Gracie had a height advantage of 2 inches over Yamauchi. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Yamauchi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 10 months earlier than Gracie, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 21 more professional rounds, 57 to Gracie's 36.

Yamauchi vs Gracie form

Yamauchi had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Michael Page at Bellator 292 on 10th March 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Neiman Gracie at Bellator 284 on 12th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Levan Chokheli at Bellator 279 on 23rd April 2022 by submission in the 1st round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he had defeated Chris Gonzalez at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at The Forum, Inglewood.

He was victorious against Daron Cruickshank at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Gracie had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Goiti Yamauchi at Bellator 284 on 12th August 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Logan Storley at Bellator 274 on 19th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Going into that contest, he had won against Mark Lemminger at Bellator 266 on 18th September 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at SAP Center, San Jose.

Before that, he had lost to Jason Jackson at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had beaten Jon Fitch at Bellator 246 on 12th September 2020 by submission in the 2nd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Neiman Gracie had been fighting more than Goiti Yamauchi.

Going to this contest, Goiti Yamauchi had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 17 days ago, while Neiman Gracie's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 15 days ago.

Yamauchi's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

Gracie's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 27 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 Yamauchi vs Gracie?

Goiti Yamauchi was a 11/25 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Neiman Gracie made his way into the ring at 33/20 (+170) with oddsmakers.

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