Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight
Who won Inoue vs Sabu?
Takuma Inoue beat Waldo Sabu by knockout in the 1st round on Friday 25th May 2018 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
Inoue vs Sabu stats
Back in May 2018, Takuma Inoue stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 10 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Waldo Sabu made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Inoue had a slight advantage in power over Sabu, with a 20% knock out percentage over Sabu's 17%.
Takuma Inoue was the younger man by 7 years, at 22 years old.
Takuma Inoue fought out of the orthodox stance, while Waldo Sabu was a southpaw.
Inoue was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 10 months later than Sabu, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 3 more professional rounds, 170 to Sabu's 167.
Inoue's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Inoue vs Sabu?
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