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Who won Nakatani vs Acosta?
Junto Nakatani beat Angel Acosta by technical knockout in the 4th round on Friday 10th September 2021 at Tucson in Arizona.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the WBO flyweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Oscar Valdez beating Robson Conceicao for the WBC World Super Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard Gabriel Flores Jr lost to Luis Alberto Lopez.
Nakatani vs Acosta stats
Junto Nakatani stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Angel Acosta made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Acosta had advantage in power over Nakatani, with a 95% knock out percentage over Nakatani's 76%.
Junto Nakatani was the younger man by 7 years, at 23 years old.
Junto Nakatani fought out of the southpaw stance, while Angel Acosta was an orthodox fighter.
Nakatani was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 5 months later than Acosta, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 35 less professional rounds, 88 to Acosta's 123.
Angel Acosta was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 112lb division.
Nakatani's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.5 rounds on average.
Acosta's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Nakatani vs Acosta start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Tucson, Arizona, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Nakatani vs Acosta?
Junto Nakatani was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Angel Acosta made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.