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Kosei Tanaka
Kosei Tanaka

Record

20-1-0

Form

UD 12
UD 10
TKO 5
SD 10
TKO 8

Belts held

WBO World Junior Bantamweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
Mexico flag Rodriguez (25-2-1) 20-Jul-2024
Last defence
Not Defended Yet
Time inactive
143 days - (4 months & 21 days)
Won against
Mexico flag Bacasegua (22-4-2) UD 12 24-Feb-2024
Time held
143 days - (4 months & 21 days)
Total defences
0
Activity average
N/A
Mandatory challenger
TBC
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
143 days - (4 months & 21 days)

Stats

age
29
Height
5' 5" / 164 cm
Reach
63.4" / 161 cm
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

Wins
20
By KO
11
KO%
55%
Lost
1
Stopped
1
Draws
0
Debut
2013
Pro RDS
173

Ranking @ Super Flyweight

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Kosei Tanaka profile


What is Kosei Tanaka's Record?

Kosei Tanaka's record currently stands at 20 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws. Of those 20 wins, he has stopped 11 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 55%. In his 1 loss, he was stopped. He's boxed a total of 173 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 8.2 rounds on average.

When was his last fight and how active is he?

Kosei Tanaka's last fight took place against Christian Eduardo Bacasegua on February 24, 2024, in Tokyo, Japan. He won by unanimous decision after 12 rounds. That fight was 4 months and 21 days ago.

Tanaka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 24 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

What belts does Kosei Tanaka hold?

He won a vacant WBO World Junior Bantamweight belt against Christian Eduardo Bacasegua, beating him by unanimous decision after 12 rounds on February 24, 2024. He has held this belt for a total of 142 days (4 months and 20 days) and is yet to make a defense of the belt. He is yet to make a mandatory defense of this belt.

How Old Is Kosei Tanaka And Where Is he From?

The super flyweight is currently 29 years old. He was born on June 15, 1995, so he will turn 30 in 11 months.

Tanaka was born in Japan.

How long has Tanaka been fighting?

Kosei Tanaka made his professional debut in November 2013, so he has been a pro for 10 years and 8 months.

How good is he?

Tanaka is currently ranked 4th by The Ring at Super Flyweight.

How tall is Tanaka, What is his Reach And Which Stance Does he Use?

Tanaka is 5' 5" tall, which is 164cm. His reach is 63.4 inches, which is 161 cm. Tanaka fights from a traditional orthodox stance, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Kosei Tanaka?

Some potential future fights for Tanaka include Julio Cesar Martinez.

What will be Kosei Tanaka's Next Fight And Where Can I Watch It?

Kosei Tanaka is to face Jonathan Javier Rodriguez next on Saturday, July 20th, 2024. The fight will take place at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan. It will be broadcast by Sky Sports Action in the UK, and ESPN+ in the United States.

What are some recent Kosei Tanaka results?

Tanaka has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Christian Eduardo Bacasegua on February 24, 2024, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to that, he had won against Yanga Sigqibo on December 11, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Masayoshi Hashizume on June 29, 2022, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Before that, he had defeated Sho Ishida on December 11, 2021, by split decision in their 10 round contest at International Conference Hall, Aichi.

He had been beaten by Kazuto Ioka on December 31, 2020, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Kosei Tanaka Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
29June 15, 1995Japan164 cm161 cmorthodoxSuper Flyweight (115 lb)
Kosei Tanaka Record
Professional RecordWinsWins By KOKnockout PercentageLossesLosses By StoppageDrawsPro RoundsDebut
20-1-0201155%1101732013
Kosei Tanaka Rankings
WeightThe Ring MagazineWBCIBFWBAWBO
Super Flyweight4----
Kosei Tanaka Recent Contests
DateOpponentResultVenue
2024-02-24Christian Eduardo BacaseguaWon (UD 12)Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
2022-12-11Yanga SigqiboWon (UD 10)Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2022-06-29Masayoshi HashizumeWon (TKO 5)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2021-12-11Sho IshidaWon (SD 10)International Conference Hall, Aichi, Japan
2020-12-31Kazuto IokaLost (TKO 8)Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
2019-12-31Wulan TuolehaziWon (KO 3)Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
2019-08-24Jonathan GonzalezWon (TKO 7)Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi, Japan
2019-03-16Ryoichi TaguchiWon (UD 12)Memorial Center, Gifu, Japan
2018-09-24Sho KimuraWon (MD 12)Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi, Japan
2018-03-31Ronnie BaldonadoWon (TKO 9)Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2017-05-20Angel AcostaWon (UD 12)Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi, Japan
2016-12-31Moises FuentesWon (TKO 5)Memorial Center, Gifu, Japan

Kosei Tanaka's next fight

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Rodriguez
20-1-0
Records
25-2-1
Saturday, Jul 20 2024

When is Kosei Tanaka's Next Fight?

Kosei Tanaka is to face Jonathan Javier Rodriguez next on Saturday, July 20th, 2024. The fight will take place at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan. It will be broadcast by Sky Sports Action in the UK, and ESPN+ in the United States.

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  • What happened to Kosei . No one calls him out. He needs to fight someone good like Martinez, Estrada, Chocolatito,Junto, anyone ranked in the Ring 10 pretty much

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