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May 06 2024
Monday

Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
19-1-0

Estimated Ringwalk:

2024-05-06T11:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - Mon 4:00am EST / UK - Mon 9:00am

0-1-0

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WBA World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
32
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 9UD 12UD 12UD 12TD 9
Form
SD 12SD 10SD 12UD 12MD 10
19
Wins
0
5
By KO
0
26
KO%
0
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009
179
Pro rounds
4

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

5
The Ring
-
-
WBA
1
-
WBC
-
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WBO
-
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IBF
-

Takuma Inoue vs Sho Ishida preview


When is Inoue vs Ishida?

Takuma Inoue is set to take on Sho Ishida on Monday 6th May 2024 at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo.

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

This contest is for the WBA bantamweight championship of the world.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Naoya Inoue's and Luis Nery's clash for the IBF World Junior Featherweight, WBA Super World Super Bantamweight, WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Jason Moloney's and Yoshiki Takei's contest for the WBO World Bantamweight belt and Seigo Yuri Akui's and Taku Kuwahara's bout for the WBA World Flyweight title.

Inoue vs Ishida stats

Takuma Inoue steps into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Sho Ishida will make his way to the ring with a record of 0 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

The stats suggest Inoue has a large advantage in power over Ishida, boosting at 26% knock out percentage over Ishida's 0%.

Takuma Inoue is the younger man by 4 years, at 28 years old.

Ishida has a height advantage of 3 inches over Inoue.

Both Takuma Inoue & Sho Ishida fight out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 9 months later than Ishida, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 175 more professional rounds, 179 to Ishida's 4.

Takuma Inoue goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING at bantamweight.

Sho Ishida is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA in the 118lb division.

Inoue vs Ishida form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Jerwin Ancajas on 24th February 2024 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Liborio Solis on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku.

Going into that contest, he had beat Gakuya Furuhashi on 7th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama.

Before that, he had won against Shingo Wake on 11th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

He had beat Keita Kurihara on 14th January 2021 by technical decision in their 9 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Sho Ishida has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Victor Santillan on 11th June 2023 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Sumiyoshi Ward Center, Osaka, Japan.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kosei Tanaka on 11th December 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at International Conference Hall, Aichi.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Israel Gonzalez on 28th December 2019 by split decision in their 12 round contest at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.

Before that, he had been beaten by Kal Yafai on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Millennium Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.

He had defeated Ryuichi Funai on 17th April 2016 by majority decision in their 10 round contest at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Takuma Inoue has been fighting more than Sho Ishida.

Takuma Inoue last fought 2 months and 12 days ago, while Sho Ishida's last outing was 10 months and 25 days ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

Ishida's last 5 fights have come over a period of 8 years and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

What time does Inoue vs Ishida start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, which is 7:00 AM EST or 4:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:00 PM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Inoue vs Ishida?

Inoue vs Ishida will be broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

How do you stream Inoue vs Ishida?

You can stream Inoue vs Ishida via NowTV. They allow you to stream Sky Sports boxing cards via their app, based on a 24 hour, weekly or monthly passes. You’ll also get access to 11 Sky Sports Channels during your pass period. They also do a monthly smartphone only pass for £5.99, which is great if you need to catch Inoue vs Ishida on the move.

24 hours of NowTV is £11.98, while 1 month costs £34.99.

Existing or new Sky Sports subscribers can stream Inoue vs Ishida, and all Sky boxing cards, via the Sky Go App. This is free is you’re already a Sky Sports TV customer. It’s available for Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku and games consoles.

24 hours of Sky Go is £11.98, while 1 month costs £34.99.

You can stream Inoue vs Ishida via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month of ESPN+ is $10.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu) of ESPN+ is $14.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu no ads) of ESPN+ is $24.99 and 1 year costs $109.99.

What are the odds on Inoue vs Ishida?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Inoue vs Ishida yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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