VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in Japan

Potential contest @ Super Flyweight
31-2-1
34-4-2

Belts on The Line

IBF World Junior Bantamweight Championship
WBO World Junior Bantamweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
32
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

KO 7UD 12MD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
KO 9TKO 5UD 12UD 12UD 12
31
Wins
34
16
By KO
23
52
KO%
68
2
Losses
4
0
Stopped
1
1
Draws
2
2009
Debut
2009
319
Pro rounds
257

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

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

Kazuto Ioka vs Jerwin Ancajas preview


When is Ioka vs Ancajas?

Kazuto Ioka could square off against Jerwin Ancajas in Summer 2024 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, and WBO belts on the line.

Ioka vs Ancajas stats

Kazuto Ioka would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Jerwin Ancajas would make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws, with 23 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Ancajas would have an advantage in power over Ioka, with a 68% knockout percentage compared to Ioka's 52%.

Kazuto Ioka is the older man by 3 years, at 35 years old.

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

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

Ioka's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Ancajas', having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months earlier than Ancajas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 62 more professional rounds, totaling 319 compared to Ancajas' 257.

Kazuto Ioka goes into the fight ranked number 1 by The Ring at super flyweight.

Ioka vs Ancajas form

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

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

Prior to that, he had won against Joshua Franco on June 24, 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 December 31, 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 beaten Donnie Nietes on July 13, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

He had defeated Ryoji Fukunaga on December 31, 2021, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

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

In his last fight, he lost to Takuma Inoue on February 24, 2024, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to that, he had won against Wilner Soto on June 24, 2023, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Fernando Martinez on October 8, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Home Depot Center, Carson.

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

He had defeated Jonathan Javier Rodriguez on April 10, 2021, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Activity check

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

Kazuto Ioka last fought 6 months and 25 days ago, while Jerwin Ancajas' last outing was 5 months and 2 days ago.

Ioka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 25 days, which means he has been fighting approximately 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.

Ancajas' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Ioka vs Ancajas?

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