Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Yoshihiro Kamegai vs Jesus Soto Karass report
Who won Karass vs Kamegai?
Yoshihiro Kamegai drew with Jesus Soto Karass by split draw in their 10 round contest on Friday 15th April 2016 at Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.
The scorecards were announced as 93-97, 95-95, 96-94, meaning it was a split draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Karass vs Kamegai stats
Yoshihiro Kamegai stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 3 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesus Soto Karass made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Karass had a large advantage in power over Kamegai, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Kamegai's 64%.
Yoshihiro Kamegai was the same age as Jesus Soto Karass, at 40 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 arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 year and 4 months later than Karass, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 320 less professional rounds, 0 to Karass' 320.
Yoshihiro Kamegai went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO at super welterweight.
Karass' last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
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