Depends... wait... no it doesn't!
Samurai had 4 different classes: 1st sentry, second sentry, third sentry, and elite samurai. A spartan would wipe a samurai off his windshield like a bug!
But... elite samurai v.s. regular spartan... it would probaly end in a...
SPARTANS HAD shortswords, sheilds, body armor, wallabe spear, and brute strength.
SAMURAI HAD kia bow, katana, omsoul club(wooden club with beads), and Honor.