Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Iwasa vs Medura?
Ryosuke Iwasa beat Glenn Medura by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Thursday 2nd March 2017 at Kokugikan in Tokyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 126 pounds (9 stone or 57.1 KG).
Iwasa vs Medura stats
Ryosuke Iwasa stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Glenn Medura made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Iwasa and Medura have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Ryosuke Iwasa was the older man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Iwasa had a height advantage of 2 inches over Medura.
Both Ryosuke Iwasa & Glenn Medura fought out of an orthodox stance.
Iwasa was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Medura, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 160 more professional rounds, 196 to Medura's 36.
Iwasa vs Medura form
Iwasa had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Ernesto Saulong on 1st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Yukinori Oguni on 13th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Junior Featherweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.
Going into that contest, he had won against Glenn Medura on 2nd March 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Kokugikan, Tokyo.
Before that, he had beat Aekkawee Kaewmanee on 12th July 2016 by knockout in the 3rd round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
He had defeated Dennis Tubieron on 6th February 2016 by knockout in the 7th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Iwasa's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Iwasa vs Medura?
Ryosuke Iwasa was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Glenn Medura made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.