Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in Japan

Potential contest @ Super Flyweight
29-2-0
33-3-2

Belts on The Line

IBF World Junior Bantamweight Championship
WBO World Junior Bantamweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
30
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8UD 12
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 6TKO 7
29
Wins
33
15
By KO
22
52
KO%
67
2
Losses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
2
2009
Debut
2009
288
Pro rounds
243

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

2
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
6

Kazuto Ioka vs Jerwin Ancajas preview

When is Ioka vs Ancajas?

Kazuto Ioka could square off against Jerwin Ancajas in Autumn/Fall 2023 in Japan.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).

The contest would be for the unified super flyweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBO belts on the line.

Ioka vs Ancajas stats

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

Jerwin Ancajas would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Ancajas would have advantage in power over Ioka, with a 67% knock out percentage over Ioka's 52%.

Kazuto Ioka is the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Ancajas has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ioka. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Kazuto Ioka & Jerwin Ancajas fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ioka's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Ancajas', having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months earlier than Ancajas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 45 more professional rounds, 288 to Ancajas' 243.

Kazuto Ioka goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at super flyweight.

Jerwin Ancajas is currently ranked number 6 by the IBF in the 115lb division.

Ioka vs Ancajas form

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

In his last fight, he 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, Japan.

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

Ancajas has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Fernando Martinez on 8th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Home Depot Center, Carson, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Fernando Martinez on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jonathan Javier Rodriguez on 10th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Before that, he had beat Miguel Gonzalez on 7th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Auditorio GNP Seguros, Puebla, Mexico.

He had won against Ryuichi Funai on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, California, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kazuto Ioka has been fighting more than Jerwin Ancajas.

Kazuto Ioka last fought 4 months and 16 days ago, while Jerwin Ancajas' last outing was 1 month and 21 days ago.

Ioka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

Ancajas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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