Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Kono vs Wangmuk?
Kohei Kono beat Sutep Wangmuk by knockout in the 8th round on Wednesday 26th March 2014 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
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 Wangmuk stats
Kohei Kono stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sutep Wangmuk made his way to the ring with a record of 62 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wangmuk had a slight advantage in power over Kono, with a 42% knock out percentage over Kono's 41%.
Kohei Kono was the younger man by 4 years, at 42 years old.
Kono had a height advantage of 3 inches over Wangmuk. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Kohei Kono & Sutep Wangmuk fought out of an orthodox stance.
Kono was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 less fights, and made his debut in 2000, 3 year and 11 months later than Wangmuk, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 226 less professional rounds, 345 to Wangmuk's 571.
Kono's last 4 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
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