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Takuma Inoue
Takuma Inoue




KO 9
UD 12
UD 12
UD 12
TD 9

Belts held

WBA World Bantamweight champion
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Next Scheduled Defence
Japan flag Ishida (0-1-0) 06-May-2024
Last defence
Philippines flag Ancajas (34-3-2) KO 9 24-Feb-2024
Time inactive
56 days - (1 month & 25 days)
Won against
Venezuela flag Solis (35-6-1) UD 12 08-Apr-2023
Time held
378 days - (1 year & 12 days)
Total defences
Feb 24 2024
KO 9 Philippines flag Ancajas (34-3-2)
Activity average
Every 378 days - (1 year & 12 days)
Mandatory challenger
Last mandatory
None Called Yet
Since a mandatory
378 days - (1 year & 12 days)


5' 5" / 164 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)

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Ranking @ Bantamweight


Takuma Inoue profile

What is Takuma Inoue's Record?

Takuma Inoue's record currently stands at 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws. Of those 19 wins he has stopped 5 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 26%. In his only defeat, he lost on the scorecards. He's boxed a total of 179 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 9 rounds on average.

What was Inoue's last fight?

Takuma Inoue's last fight took place against Jerwin Ancajas' on 24th Feb 2024, in Tokyo, Japan. He won by knockout in the 9th round. That fight was 1 month and 27 days ago.

How active is Takuma Inoue?

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

What belts does Takuma Inoue hold?

He won a vacant WBA World Bantamweight belt against Liborio Solis, beating him by unanimous decision after 12 rounds on 8th April 2023. He has held this belt for a total of 378 days (1 year and 12 days) and has defended the belt 1 time. He is yet to make a mandatory defence of this belt.

Where is Takuma Inoue From?

Inoue was born in Japan.

How Old Is Takuma Inoue?

The bantamweight is currently 28 years old. He was born on 26th December 1995, so he will turn 29 in 8 months and 6 days.

How long has Inoue been fighting?

Takuma Inoue made his professional debut in December 2013, so he has been a pro for 10 years and 4 months.

How good is Takuma Inoue?

Inoue is currently ranked 5th by the The Ring at Bantamweight.

How tall is Takuma Inoue?

Inoue is 5' 5" (5 Foot and 5 inches) which is 164cm (1 meter and 64 centimeters).

What is Inoue's Reach?

His reach is 64.2 inches (64.2") which is 163 cm (1 meter and 63 centimeters).

What stance does Takuma Inoue use?

Inoue fights from a traditional orthodox stance, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.

What will be Takuma Inoue's Next Fight?

Takuma Inoue is to face Sho Ishida next on Monday 6th May 2024. The fight will take place at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. The card will be broadcast by Sky Sports Action in the UK, and ESPN+ in the United States.

How can I stream Takuma Inoue's Fights?

In the UK you stream Inoue's fight against Ishida on NowTV and Sky Go.

In the US you can stream Takuma Inoue fight via ESPN+.

What are some recent Takuma Inoue results?

Inoue has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Jerwin Ancajas on 24th February 2024 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Liborio Solis on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku.

Going into that contest, he had beat Gakuya Furuhashi on 7th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama.

Before that, he had won against Shingo Wake on 11th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

He had beat Keita Kurihara on 14th January 2021 by technical decision in their 9 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Takuma Inoue Stats
AgeDate Of BirthNationalityHeightReachStanceWeight Division
28December 26, 1995Japan164 cm163 cmorthodoxBantamweight (118 lb)
Takuma Inoue Record
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Takuma Inoue Recent Contests
2024-02-24Jerwin AncajasWon (KO 9)Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
2023-04-08Liborio SolisWon (UD 12)Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
2022-06-07Gakuya FuruhashiWon (UD 12)Super Arena, Saitama, Japan
2021-11-11Shingo WakeWon (UD 12)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2021-01-14Keita KuriharaWon (TD 9)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2019-11-07Nordine OubaaliLost (UD 12)Super Arena, Saitama, Japan
2018-12-30Tasana SalapatWon (UD 12)Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
2018-09-11Mark John YapWon (UD 12)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2018-05-25Waldo SabuWon (KO 1)Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
2017-12-30Kentaro MasudaWon (UD 10)Bunka Gym, Kanagawa, Japan
2017-08-30Hiroyuki KudakaWon (UD 10)Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2016-09-04Froilan SaludarWon (UD 10)Sky Arena, Kanagawa, Japan

Takuma Inoue's next fight

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Monday, May 06 2024

When is Takuma Inoue's Next Fight?

Takuma Inoue is to face Sho Ishida next on Monday 6th May 2024. The fight will take place at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. The card will be broadcast by Sky Sports Action in the UK, and ESPN+ in the United States.

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