Hasegawa vs Ruiz Info
Hozumi Hasegawa beat Hugo Ruiz by technical knockout in the 9th round on Friday 16th September 2016 at EDION Arena Osaka in Osaka.
The scorecards were announced as 87-82, 84-85, 85-84 in favor of winner Hozumi Hasegawa.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBC super bantamweight championship of the world.
Hasegawa vs Ruiz stats
Hozumi Hasegawa stepped into the ring with a record of 35 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hugo Ruiz made his way to the ring with a record of 36 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 32 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ruiz had a massive power advantage over Hasegawa, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Hasegawa's 43%.
Hozumi Hasegawa was the older man by 6 years, at 39 years old.
Ruiz had a height advantage of 3 inches over Hasegawa. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Hozumi Hasegawa fought out of the southpaw stance, while Hugo Ruiz was an orthodox fighter.
Hasegawa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 7 years and 1 month earlier than Ruiz, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 111 more professional rounds, 286 to Ruiz's 175.
Hasegawa vs Ruiz form
Hasegawa had beaten 3 of his last 4 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Carlos Ruiz on 11th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Central Gym, Kobe, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Horacio Garcia on 9th May 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Central Gym, Kobe.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kiko Martinez on 23rd April 2014 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka.
Before that, he had beat Genaro Camargo on 12th August 2013 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
Ruiz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Julio Ceja on 27th February 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Julio Ceja on 29th August 2015 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Carlos Medellin on 22nd November 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Plaza de los Martíres, Toluca, Mexico.
Before that, he had won against Ramon Maas on 22nd March 2014 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Polideportivo Centenario, Los Mochis.
He had defeated Julio Cesar Miranda on 7th September 2013 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Casino, Apodaca.