Kamegai vs Karass Info
Yoshihiro Kamegai beat Jesus Soto Karass by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 10th September 2016 at Forum in Inglewood.
The scorecards were announced as 79-72, 78-73, 78-73 in favor of winner Yoshihiro Kamegai.
The fight took place over rounds in the Kamegai vs Karass division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
Kamegai vs Karass stats
Yoshihiro Kamegai stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus Soto Karass made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 4 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Kamegai had a large advantage in power over Karass, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Karass' 64%.
Yoshihiro Kamegai was the same age as Jesus Soto Karass, at 37 years old.
Karass had a height advantage of 1 inch over Kamegai. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Yoshihiro Kamegai & Jesus Soto Karass fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kamegai was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 year and 4 months later than Karass, who’s first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 320 less professional rounds, to Karass' 320.
Kamegai vs Karass form
Yoshihiro Kamegai had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Jesus Soto Karass on 15th April 2016 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Nelson Gulpe on 3rd October 2015 by knockout in the 3rd round at Korakuen Hall, Los Angeles, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alfonso Gomez on 20th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, United States.
Before that, he had beat Oscar Godoy on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Robert Guerrero on 21st June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.
Jesus Soto Karass had stopped 1 of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Yoshihiro Kamegai on 15th April 2016 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Devon Alexander on 21st June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Andre Berto on 27th July 2013 by technical knockout in the 12th round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Kamegai's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 9 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
Karass' last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.7 rounds on average.