Miura vs Dib Info
Takashi Miura beat Billy Dib by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Friday 1st May 2015 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This was of the World Boxing Super Series.
This contest was for the WBC super featherweight championship of the world.
Miura vs Dib stats
Takashi Miura stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Billy Dib made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Miura had advantage in power over Dib, with a 75% knock out percentage over Dib's 59%.
Takashi Miura was the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Takashi Miura fought out of the southpaw stance, while Billy Dib was an orthodox fighter.
Miura was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2003, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Dib, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 103 less professional rounds, 219 to Dib's 322.
Miura vs Dib form
Takashi Miura had stopped all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Edgar Puerta on 22nd November 2014 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Yokohama International Swimming Pool, Yokohama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Dante Jardon on 31st December 2013 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Super Featherweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
Billy Dib had stopped all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Isaias Santos Sampaio on 6th December 2014 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Entertainment Centre, Hurstville, Australia.
Previous to that, he had won against Ruben Manakane on 31st October 2014 by knockout in the 8th round at The Melbourne Pavilion, Flemington.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Billy Dib had been fighting more than Takashi Miura.
Going to this contest, Takashi Miura had last fought 5 years 8 months and 20 days ago, while Billy Dib's last outing had been 5 years 8 months and 5 days ago.
Miura's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
Dib's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 month and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.