Dec 31 2023
Sunday

Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan

10 round contest @ Bantamweight
Nawaphon Kaikanha
Kaikanha
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20-2-1
KO 4
KO 4
58-3-1

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The tape

28
Age
32
5' 3" / 161 cm
Height
5' 5" / 166 cm
65" / 165 cm
Reach
65.4" / 166 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDSDUDKO
Form
TKOTKOTKOUDTKO
20
Wins
58
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
2
Loses
3
1
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

10
The Ring
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7
WBA
-
-
WBC
5
5
WBO
-
12
IBF
-

Daigo Higa vs Nawaphon Kaikanha report


Who won Higa vs Khaikanha?

Daigo Higa beat Nawaphon Kaikanha by knockout in the 4th round on Sunday 31st December 2023 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Kazuto Ioka's and Josber Perez's clash for the WBA World Super Flyweight championship.

Higa vs Khaikanha stats

Back in December 2023, Daigo Higa stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.

Nawaphon Kaikanha made his way to the ring with a record of 58 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.

Daigo Higa was the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.

Kaikanha had a height advantage of 2 inches over Higa. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Daigo Higa & Nawaphon Kaikanha fought out of an orthodox stance.

Higa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 39 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 year and 5 months later than Kaikanha, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 188 less professional rounds, 124 to Kaikanha's 312.

Daigo Higa went into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 5 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF at bantamweight.

Nawaphon Kaikanha was ranked number 5 by the WBC in the 118lb division.

Higa vs Khaikanha form

Daigo Higa had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Yuki Strong Kobayashi on 31st December 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Seiya Tsutsumi on 26th October 2020 by majority draw in their 10 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Cristofer Rosales on 15th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa.

Before that, he had defeated Moises Fuentes on 4th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Prefectural Budokan, Okinawa.

He had beat Thomas Masson on 22nd October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

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Higa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Kaikanha's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.7 rounds on average.

What time did Higa vs Khaikanha start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 AM UTC at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan, which was 5:00 AM EST or 2:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 AM GMT in the UK.

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