Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan
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Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Kurihara vs Saludar?
Keita Kurihara will square off against Froilan Saludar on Thursday 12th October 2023 at Ariake Arena in Koto-Ku.
The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Also, on the undercard will be John Riel Casimero's and Yukinori Oguni's fight, Vince Paras' and Kai Ishizawa's contest and Saul Sanchez's and RV Deniega's bout.
Kurihara vs Saludar stats
Keita Kurihara steps into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Froilan Saludar will make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Kurihara has advantage in power over Saludar, with a 88% knock out percentage over Saludar's 70%.
Keita Kurihara is the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.
Kurihara has a height advantage of 3 inches over Saludar.
Both Keita Kurihara & Froilan Saludar fight out of an orthodox stance.
Kurihara is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 8 months later than Saludar, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 104 less professional rounds, 98 to Saludar's 202.
Keita Kurihara goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 4 by the IBF and 10 by the RING at bantamweight.
Kurihara vs Saludar form
Saludar has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Luis Nery on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Metepec, México, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Andrew Moloney on 21st December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Star Event Centre, New South Wales, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Sho Kimura on 27th July 2018 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Qingdao Guosen Gymnasium, Qingdao, China.
Before that, he had been beaten by Takuma Inoue on 4th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sky Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.
He had lost to McWilliams Arroyo on 19th June 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Kurihara's last 2 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.5 rounds on average.
Saludar's last 5 fights have come over a period of 9 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time does Kurihara vs Saludar start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan, which is 7:00 AM EST or 4:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:00 PM BST in the UK.
What are the odds on Kurihara vs Saludar?
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