VS
Apr 08 2023
Saturday

Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
17-1-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 117-111
  • 118-110
  • 116-112
UD 12
35-6-1

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

27
Age
41
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOUDUDTDUD
Form
TKOTKOUDUDTD
17
Wins
35
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
1
Loses
6
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2000

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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The Ring
10
1
WBA
2
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Takuma Inoue vs Liborio Solis report


Who won Inoue vs Solis?

Takuma Inoue beat Liborio Solis by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, April 8th, 2023 at Ariake Arena in Koto-Ku.

The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 118-110, 116-112 in favor of winner Takuma Inoue.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

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

This fight appeared on the undercard of Kenshiro Teraji beating Anthony Olascuaga for the WBA Super World Light Flyweight and WBC World Light Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Kiko Martinez lost to Reiya Abe for the IBF World Featherweight belt and Jin Sasaki defeated Keita Obara.

Inoue vs Solis stats

Back in April 2023, Takuma Inoue stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

Liborio Solis made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw.

Takuma Inoue was the younger man by 14 years, at 27 years old.

Inoue had a height advantage of 1 inch over Solis. Despite this, Solis had a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Takuma Inoue & Liborio Solis fought out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 24 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 12 years and 11 months later than Solis, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 99 fewer professional rounds, totaling 191 compared to Solis' 290.

Takuma Inoue went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA at bantamweight.

Liborio Solis was ranked number 2 by the WBA in the 118lb division.

Inoue vs Solis form

Takuma Inoue had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Gakuya Furuhashi on June 7, 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Prior to that, he had beaten Shingo Wake on November 11, 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Keita Kurihara on January 14, 2021 by technical decision in their 9 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Before that, he had been beaten by Nordine Oubaali on November 7, 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.

He had beaten Tasana Salapat on December 30, 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Solis had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux on February 8, 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania, United States.

Prior to that, he had lost to Jamie McDonnell on November 4, 2017 by technical decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jamie McDonnell on November 12, 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo.

Before that, he had defeated Freddy Beleno on July 16, 2016 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Hotel Sheraton Bijao, Santa Clara, Panama.

He had won against Juan Carlos Vega on June 25, 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Centro Recreacional Yesterday, Turmero, Venezuela.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Takuma Inoue had been fighting more than Liborio Solis.

Going to this contest, Takuma Inoue had last fought 10 months and 1 day ago, while Liborio Solis' last outing had been 3 years and 2 months ago.

Inoue's last 5 fights come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Solis' last 5 fights come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time did Inoue vs Solis start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 AM UTC at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan, which was 5:00 AM EST or 2:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Inoue vs Solis?

The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

What were the odds on Inoue vs Solis?

Takuma Inoue was a 1/16 (-1700) favourite going into the contest, while Liborio Solis made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+710) with oddsmakers.

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