National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, Thailand
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Kaikanha vs Navarrete?
Juan Hernandez Navarrete beat Nawaphon Kaikanha by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 4th March 2017 at National Stadium Gymnasium in Bangkok.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBC flyweight championship of the world.
Kaikanha vs Navarrete stats
Juan Hernandez Navarrete stepped into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Nawaphon Kaikanha made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 36 wins and 0 draws, with 28 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Kaikanha had a slight advantage in power over Navarrete, with a 78% knock out percentage over Navarrete's 73%.
Juan Hernandez Navarrete was the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Both Juan Hernandez Navarrete & Nawaphon Kaikanha fought out of an orthodox stance.
Navarrete was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2004, 6 years and 8 months earlier than Kaikanha, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 100 less professional rounds, 167 to Kaikanha's 267.
Juan Hernandez Navarrete went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA and 14 by the IBF at flyweight.
Nawaphon Kaikanha was ranked number 2 by the WBC in the 112lb division.
Navarrete's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Kaikanha vs Navarrete start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM UTC at National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok, Thailand, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Kaikanha vs Navarrete?
Juan Hernandez Navarrete was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Nawaphon Kaikanha made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.