Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Bantamweight
23-0-0
29-2-0

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The Ring Bantamweight
IBF World Bantamweight
WBC World Bantamweight
WBA Super World Bantamweight

The tape

29
Age
33
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
68.1" / 173 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 2TKO 8KO 3TKO 7UD 12
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8UD 12
23
Wins
29
20
By KO
15
87
KO%
52
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2009
127
Pro rounds
288

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

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Naoya Inoue vs Kazuto Ioka preview

When is Inoue vs Ioka?

Naoya Inoue could take on Kazuto Ioka in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

Inoue vs Ioka stats

Naoya Inoue would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kazuto Ioka would make his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Inoue would have a massive power advantage over Ioka, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Ioka's 52%.

Naoya Inoue is the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.

Inoue has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Naoya Inoue & Kazuto Ioka fight out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 3 year and 5 months later than Ioka, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 161 less professional rounds, 127 to Ioka's 288.

Inoue vs Ioka form

Inoue remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Nonito Donaire on 7th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight, WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Aran Dipaen on 14th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had beat Michael Dasmarinas on 19th June 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Jason Moloney on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

He had beat Nonito Donaire on 7th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Ioka has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Donnie Nietes on 13th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ryoji Fukunaga on 31st December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Francisco Rodriguez Jr on 1st September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Before that, he had defeated Kosei Tanaka on 31st December 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

He had beat Jeyvier Cintron on 31st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kazuto Ioka has been fighting more than Naoya Inoue.

Naoya Inoue last fought 5 months and 25 days ago, while Kazuto Ioka's last outing was 4 months and 19 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

Ioka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

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