Casimero vs Yamashita Info
John Riel Casimero beat Kenya Yamashita by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 16th February 2019 at Midas Hotel and Casino in Metro Manila.
The fight took place over rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Casimero vs Yamashita stats
John Riel Casimero stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kenya Yamashita made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yamashita had advantage in power over Casimero, with a 77% knock out percentage over Casimero's 64%.
John Riel Casimero was the older man by 6 years, at 30 years old.
Both John Riel Casimero & Kenya Yamashita fought out of an orthodox stance.
Casimero was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Yamashita, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 148 more professional rounds, 219 to Yamashita's 71.
Casimero vs Yamashita form
John Riel Casimero had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jonas Sultan on 16th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Cebu City, Philippines.
Previous to that, he had beat Charlie Edwards on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Amnat Ruenroeng on 25th May 2016 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Diamond Court, Beijing, China.
Before that, he had been beaten by Amnat Ruenroeng on 27th June 2015 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Hua Mark Indoor Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand.
He had beat Armando Santos on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Salón Las Palmas, Pesqueria, Mexico.
Casimero's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Yamashita's last 0 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of rounds, meaning that they had lasted 0 rounds on average.
What time did Casimero vs Yamashita start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm UTC at Midas Hotel and Casino, Metro Manila, Philippines, which was 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 pm GMT in the UK.