Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in Japan

Potential contest @ Super Flyweight
29-2-0
24-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Bantamweight

The tape

33
Age
24
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12TKO 8UD 12
Form
UD 10TKO 8TKO 4KO 8KO 1
29
Wins
24
15
By KO
18
52
KO%
75
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
288
Pro rounds
106

Current rankings @ Super Flyweight

2
The Ring
7
-
WBA
6
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
1
-
IBF
-

Kazuto Ioka vs Junto Nakatani preview

When is Ioka vs Nakatani?

Kazuto Ioka could fight Junto Nakatani 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).

Ioka vs Nakatani 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.

Junto Nakatani would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 24 wins and 0 draws, with 18 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Nakatani would have a large advantage in power over Ioka, boosting at 75% knock out percentage over Ioka's 52%.

Kazuto Ioka is the older man by 9 years, at 33 years old.

Nakatani has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ioka. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Kazuto Ioka fights out of the orthodox stance, while Junto Nakatani is a southpaw.

Ioka is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years earlier than Nakatani, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 182 more professional rounds, 288 to Nakatani's 106.

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

Junto Nakatani is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 1 by the WBO and 7 by the RING in the 115lb division.

Ioka vs Nakatani 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.

Nakatani remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Francisco Rodriguez Jr on 1st November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Ryota Yamauchi on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.

Going into that contest, he had beat Angel Acosta on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Tucson, Arizona, United States.

Before that, he had won against Giemel Magramo on 6th November 2020 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

He had beat Philip Luis Cuerdo on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kazuto Ioka has been fighting more than Junto Nakatani.

Kazuto Ioka last fought 4 months and 25 days ago, while Junto Nakatani's last outing was 1 month and 7 days ago.

Ioka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.

Nakatani's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

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