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Masataka Taniguchi
Masataka Taniguchi

Record

16-3-0

Form

TKO 11
TKO 11
TKO 5
TKO 10
UD 8

Belts held

WBO World Minimumweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
Philippines flag Jerusalem (19-2-0) 06-Jan-2023
Last defence
Japan flag Ishizawa (10-1-0) TKO 11 22-Apr-2022
Time inactive
227 days - (7 months & 13 days)
Won against
Puerto Rico flag Mendez (16-1-0) TKO 11 14-Dec-2021
Time held
356 days - (11 months & 22 days)
Total defences
1
Apr 22 2022
TKO 11 Japan flag Ishizawa (10-1-0)
Activity average
Every 356 days - (11 months & 22 days)
Mandatory challenger
TBC
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
356 days - (11 months & 22 days)

Stats

age
28
Height
5' 4" / 162 cm
Reach
64.6" / 164 cm
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

Wins
16
By KO
11
KO%
69%
Lost
3
Stopped
0
Draws
0
Debut
2016
Pro RDS
124

Ranking @ Minimumweight

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3
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Masataka Taniguchi profile

What is Masataka Taniguchi's Record?

Masataka Taniguchi's record currently stands at 16 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws. Of those 16 wins he has stopped 11 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 69%. Despite his 3 loses, he has never been stopped. He's boxed a total of 124 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 6.5 rounds on average.

What was Taniguchi's last fight?

Masataka Taniguchi's last fight took place against Kai Ishizawa's on 22nd Apr 2022, in Tokyo, Japan. He won by technical knockout in the 11th round. That fight was 7 months and 13 days ago.

How active is Masataka Taniguchi?

Taniguchi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.

What belts does Masataka Taniguchi hold?

He won WBO World Minimumweight belt against Wilfredo Mendez, beating him by technical knockout in the 11th round on 14th December 2021. He has held this belt for a total of 356 days (11 months and 22 days) and has defended the belt 1 time. He is yet to make a mandatory defence of this belt.

Where is Masataka Taniguchi From?

Taniguchi was born in Japan.

How Old Is Masataka Taniguchi?

The minimumweight is currently 28 years old. He was born on 19th January 1994, so he will turn 29 in 1 month and 14 days.

How long has Taniguchi been fighting?

Masataka Taniguchi made his professional debut in April 2016, so he has been a pro for 6 years and 8 months.

How good is Masataka Taniguchi?

Taniguchi is currently ranked 3rd by the The Ring at Minimumweight.

How tall is Masataka Taniguchi?

Taniguchi is 5' 4" (5 Foot and 4 inches) which is 162cm (1 meter and 62 centimeters).

What is Taniguchi's Reach?

His reach is 64.6 inches (64.6") which is 164 cm (1 meter and 64 centimeters).

What stance does Masataka Taniguchi use?

Taniguchi fights from a southpaw stance, which means he favours his left hand as his power hand when fighting.

What will be Masataka Taniguchi's Next Fight?

Masataka Taniguchi is to face Melvin Jerusalem next on Friday 6th January 2023. The fight will take place at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

How can I stream Masataka Taniguchi's Fights?

We don't have streaming details for Masataka Taniguchi's next fight yet.

What are some recent Masataka Taniguchi results?

Taniguchi has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Kai Ishizawa on 22nd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Minimumweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Wilfredo Mendez on 14th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Minimumweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had beat Tatsuro Nakashima on 7th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Before that, he had defeated Hizuki Saso on 3rd December 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

He had won against Kai Ishizawa on 21st September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Masataka Taniguchi Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
28January 19, 1994Japan162 cm164 cmsouthpawMinimumweight (105 lb)
Masataka Taniguchi Record
Professional RecordWinsWins By KOKnockout PercentageLossesLosses By StoppageDrawsPro RoundsDebut
16-3-0161169%3001242016
Masataka Taniguchi Rankings
WeightThe Ring MagazineWBCIBFWBAWBO
Minimumweight3----
Masataka Taniguchi Recent Contests
DateOpponentResultVenue
2022-04-22Kai IshizawaWon (TKO 11)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2021-12-14Wilfredo MendezWon (TKO 11)Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
2021-06-07Tatsuro NakashimaWon (TKO 5)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2020-12-03Hizuki SasoWon (TKO 10)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2019-09-21Kai IshizawaWon (UD 8)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

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Masataka Taniguchi's next fight

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Jerusalem
16-3-0
Records
19-2-0
Friday, Jan 06 2023

When is Masataka Taniguchi's Next Fight?

Masataka Taniguchi is to face Melvin Jerusalem next on Friday 6th January 2023. The fight will take place at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

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