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Who won Fuzile vs Ogawa?
Kenichi Ogawa beat Azinga Fuzile by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 27th November 2021 at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 110-115, 110-115, 111-114 in favor of winner Kenichi Ogawa.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the IBF super featherweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Teofimo Lopez losing to George Kambosos for the WBA Super World Lightweight and IBF World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Zhilei Zhang defeated Craig Lewis.
Fuzile vs Ogawa stats
Azinga Fuzile stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kenichi Ogawa made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ogawa had advantage in power over Fuzile, with a 72% knock out percentage over Fuzile's 60%.
Azinga Fuzile was the younger man by 8 years, at 26 years old.
Both Azinga Fuzile & Kenichi Ogawa fought out of an orthodox stance.
Fuzile was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 7 months later than Ogawa, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 45 less professional rounds, 120 to Ogawa's 165.
Azinga Fuzile went into the fight ranked number 2 by the IBF at super featherweight.
Kenichi Ogawa was ranked number 3 by the IBF in the 130lb division.
Fuzile vs Ogawa form
Ogawa had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Azinga Fuzile on 27th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Joe Noynay on 7th December 2019 by technical draw in their 12 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tevin Farmer on 9th December 2017 by split decision in their IBF World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Events Center, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Hirotsugu Yamamoto on 1st July 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
He had won against Satoru Sugita on 2nd March 2017 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at Kokugikan, Tokyo.
Fuzile's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
Ogawa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.
What time did Fuzile vs Ogawa start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, United States, which was around 1:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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