Korakuen Hall, Japan
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Barros vs Hosono?
Jonathan Victor Barros beat Satoshi Hosono by split decision in their 12 round contest on Monday 3rd October 2016 at Korakuen Hall in Japan.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 116-112, 113-115 in favor of winner Jonathan Victor Barros.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Barros vs Hosono stats
Jonathan Victor Barros stepped into the ring with a record of 40 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Satoshi Hosono made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hosono had advantage in power over Barros, with a 66% knock out percentage over Barros' 55%.
Jonathan Victor Barros was the same age as Satoshi Hosono, at 37 years old.
Barros had a height advantage of 2 inches over Hosono. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Jonathan Victor Barros & Satoshi Hosono fought out of an orthodox stance.
Barros was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Hosono, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 290 to Hosono's 246.
Jonathan Victor Barros went into the fight ranked number 3 by the IBF at featherweight.
Satoshi Hosono was ranked number 4 by the WBA, 9 by the WBC and 4 by the IBF in the 126lb division.
Barros' last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Barros vs Hosono?
Jonathan Victor Barros was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Satoshi Hosono made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.