Sumida City Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Ito vs Mishiro?
Hironori Mishiro beat Masayuki Ito by majority decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 26th December 2020 at Sumida City Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 94-96, 95-95, 94-96 in favor of winner Hironori Mishiro.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Ito vs Mishiro stats
Masayuki Ito stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hironori Mishiro made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 1 draw, with 3 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ito had a large advantage in power over Mishiro, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Mishiro's 33%.
Masayuki Ito was the older man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Mishiro had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ito.
Both Masayuki Ito & Hironori Mishiro fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ito was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 10 months earlier than Mishiro, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 115 more professional rounds, 205 to Mishiro's 90.
Ito vs Mishiro form
Ito had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Jamel Herring on 25th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Evgeny Chuprakov on 30th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Christopher Diaz on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Kissimmee, Florida, United States.
Before that, he had beat Vergil Puton on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
He had defeated Glenn Enterina on 2nd September 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Ito's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Ito vs Mishiro start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Sumida City Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Ito vs Mishiro?
Masayuki Ito was a 9/25 (-277) favourite going into the contest, while Hironori Mishiro made his way into the ring at 2/1 (+200) with oddsmakers.