Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Mori vs Watanabe?
Musashi Mori beat Takuya Watanabe by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 24th June 2023 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 117-110, 117-110 in favor of winner Musashi Mori.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joshua Franco's and Kazuto Ioka's clash for the WBA World Super Flyweight championship.
Mori vs Watanabe stats
Back in June 2023, Musashi Mori stepped into the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.
Takuya Watanabe made his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 11 loses and 2 draws.
Musashi Mori was the younger man by 10 years, at 24 years old.
Watanabe had a height advantage of 2 inches over Mori.
Both Musashi Mori & Takuya Watanabe fought out of an orthodox stance.
Mori was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 37 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 9 year and 10 months later than Watanabe, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 244 less professional rounds, 107 to Watanabe's 351.
What time did Mori vs Watanabe start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan, which was 7:00 AM EST or 4:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Mori vs Watanabe?
Musashi Mori was a 4/9 (-230) favourite going into the contest, while Takuya Watanabe made his way into the ring at 15/8 (+190) with oddsmakers.