Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Kono vs Jimenez?
Kohei Kono drew with Norbelto Jimenez by split draw in their 12 round contest on Wednesday 31st December 2014 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 112-115, 114-114, 116-111, meaning it was a split draw.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest was for the WBA super flyweight championship of the world.
Kono vs Jimenez stats
Kohei Kono stepped into the ring with a record of 30 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Norbelto Jimenez made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 3 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jimenez had a slight advantage in power over Kono, with a 50% knock out percentage over Kono's 43%.
Kohei Kono was the older man by 11 years, at 42 years old.
Both Kohei Kono & Norbelto Jimenez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kono was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 9 years and 3 months earlier than Jimenez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 95 more professional rounds, 345 to Jimenez's 250.
Kono's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 6 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
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