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Who won Mayweather vs Asakura?
Floyd Mayweather Jr beat Mikuru Asakura by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 24th September 2022 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Mayweather vs Asakura stats
Floyd Mayweather Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 50 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Mikuru Asakura made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Mayweather Jr had a massive power advantage over Asakura, boosting at 54% knock out percentage over Asakura's 0%.
Floyd Mayweather Jr was the older man by 16 years, at 45 years old.
Asakura had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mayweather Jr.
Floyd Mayweather Jr fought out of the orthodox stance, while Mikuru Asakura was a southpaw.
Mayweather Jr was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 50 more fights, and made his debut in 1996, 26 year and 3 months later than Asakura, whose first professional fight was in . He had fought 401 more professional rounds, 403 to Asakura's 2.
Mayweather vs Asakura form
Mayweather Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Tenshin Nasukawa on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama City, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Conor McGregor on 26th August 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Andre Berto on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Manny Pacquiao on 2nd May 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight, WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had beat Marcos Maidana on 13th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight, WBA Super World Welterweight and WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Mayweather Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Mayweather vs Asakura start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 5:00 AM UTC at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, which was 1:00 AM EST or 10:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 6:00 AM BST in the UK.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Floyd Mayweather Jr - Decision||100%|
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