Karass vs Kamegai Info
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 took place over rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
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 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 arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 11 more 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.
Yoshihiro Kamegai went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO in the 154lb division.
Karass vs Kamegai form
Yoshihiro Kamegai had stopped 2 of his last 4 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Nelson Gulpe on 3rd October 2015 by knockout in the 3rd round at Korakuen Hall, Los Angeles, Japan.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Oscar Godoy on 13th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 4th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, 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 2 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Devon Alexander on 21st June 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Andre Berto on 27th July 2013 by technical knockout in the 12th round at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
Kamegai's last 4 fights had come over a period of 1 year 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
Karass' last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.