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Who won Canizales vs Kimura?
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 was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the vacant WBA championship of the world.
Canizales vs Kimura stats
Back in May 2019, 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 5 years, at 26 years old.
Kimura had a height advantage of 2 inches over Canizales.
Both Carlos Canizales & Sho Kimura fought out of an orthodox stance.
Canizales' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Kimura's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 2 months later than Kimura, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 145 to Kimura's 131.
Canizales vs Kimura form
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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against 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 beat 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 1 year, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 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 2 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
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