Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Bantamweight
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The tape

30
Age
34
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

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Form
KO 7UD 12MD 12UD 12UD 12
26
Wins
31
23
By KO
16
88
KO%
52
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2012
Debut
2009
156
Pro rounds
319

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 Summer 2024 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 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kazuto Ioka would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Inoue would have a massive power advantage over Ioka, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Ioka's 52%.

Naoya Inoue is the younger man by 4 years, at 30 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 163 less professional rounds, 156 to Ioka's 319.

Inoue vs Ioka form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Marlon Tapales on 26th December 2023 by knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight, WBA Super World Super Bantamweight, WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Stephen Fulton on 25th July 2023 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku.

Going into that contest, he had beat Paul Butler on 13th December 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their The Ring Bantamweight, WBO World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Tokyo.

Before that, he had won against 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.

He had beat 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.

Ioka has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Josber Perez on 31st December 2023 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Joshua Franco on 24th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Joshua Franco on 31st December 2022 by majority draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Flyweight and WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Before that, he had won against Donnie Nietes on 13th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

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.

Activity check

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

Naoya Inoue last fought 7 months ago, while Kazuto Ioka's last outing was 6 months and 25 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Ioka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11 rounds on average.

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