Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Kono vs Dokrathok?
Kohei Kono beat Yuranan Dokrathok by technical knockout in the 5th round on Sunday 23rd July 2017 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Kono vs Dokrathok stats
Kohei Kono stepped into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 10 loses and 1 draw.
Yuranan Dokrathok made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Kono and Dokrathok have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Kohei Kono was the older man by 13 years, at 41 years old.
Both Kohei Kono & Yuranan Dokrathok fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kono was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 43 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 16 years and 8 months earlier than Dokrathok, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 340 more professional rounds, 345 to Dokrathok's 5.
Kono vs Dokrathok form
Kohei Kono had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Naoya Inoue on 30th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Colosseum, Auckland, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Luis Concepcion on 31st August 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tanawat Phonnaku on 27th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
Before that, he had beat Tanawat Phonnaku on 27th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
He had won against Koki Kameda on 16th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States.
Kono's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Kono vs Dokrathok?
Kohei Kono was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Yuranan Dokrathok made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.