Canizales vs Kimura Info
Carlos Canizales beat Sho Kimura by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Sunday 26th May 2019 in Fuzhou.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 119-109, 118-110 in favor of winner Carlos Canizales.
The fight took place over rounds .
This contest was for the WBA championship of the world.
Canizales vs Kimura stats
Carlos Canizales stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sho Kimura made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Canizales had advantage in power over Kimura, with a 81% knock out percentage over Kimura's 61%.
Carlos Canizales was the younger man by 4 years, at 27 years old.
Both Carlos Canizales & Sho Kimura fought out of an orthodox stance.
Canizales was the less experienced professional fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 2 months later than Kimura, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 116 to Kimura's 123.
Canizales vs Kimura form
Canizales remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Bin Lu on 15th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Light Flyweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Reiya Konishi on 18th March 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Flyweight championship fight at Portopia Hotel, Hyogo, Japan.
Sho Kimura had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kosei Tanaka on 24th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Froilan Saludar on 27th July 2018 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Qingdao Guosen Gymnasium, Qingdao, China.
Going into that contest, he had won against Toshiyuki Igarashi on 31st December 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
Before that, he had beat Shiming Zou on 28th July 2017 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai, China.
He had defeated Wisitsak Saiwaew on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong S.A.R., China.
Canizales' last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Kimura's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.