Summer 2024
Potentially

in Japan

Potential contest @ Super Flyweight
31-2-1
34-3-2

Belts on The Line

IBF World Junior Bantamweight Championship
Vacant WBO World Junior Bantamweight Championship

The tape

34
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
TKO 5UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 6
31
Wins
34
16
By KO
23
52
KO%
68
2
Losses
3
0
Stopped
0
1
Draws
2
2009
Debut
2009
319
Pro rounds
248

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 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 31 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jerwin Ancajas would make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Ancajas would have advantage in power over Ioka, with a 68% knock out percentage over Ioka's 52%.

Kazuto Ioka is the older man by 2 years, at 34 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 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months earlier than Ancajas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 71 more professional rounds, 319 to Ancajas' 248.

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 31st December 2023 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

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

He had defeated Ryoji Fukunaga on 31st December 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight 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 won against Wilner Soto on 24th June 2023 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Armory, Minneapolis, United States.

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

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

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

He had defeated 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.

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 1 year, 1 month and 2 days ago.

Ioka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average 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 4 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Ioka vs Ancajas?

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