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When is Nakatani vs Gonzalez?
Junto Nakatani could take on Cristian Gonzalez in Early 2024 at Super Arena in Saitama.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
The contest would be for the WBO flyweight championship of the world.
This fight will appear on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin's and Ryota Murata's clash for the WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Shuichiro Yoshino's and Masayuki Ito's contest and Junto Nakatani's and Ryota Yamauchi's bout for the WBO World Flyweight title.
Nakatani vs Gonzalez stats
Junto Nakatani would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Cristian Gonzalez would make his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Nakatani would have a massive power advantage over Gonzalez, boosting at 73% knock out percentage over Gonzalez's 33%.
Junto Nakatani is the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.
Nakatani has a height advantage of 1 inch over Gonzalez. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Junto Nakatani fights out of the southpaw stance, while Cristian Gonzalez is an orthodox fighter.
Nakatani is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years earlier than Gonzalez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 19 more professional rounds, 130 to Gonzalez's 111.
Cristian Gonzalez is currently ranked number 12 by the WBO in the 112lb division.
Nakatani vs Gonzalez form
Nakatani remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Argi Cortes on 18th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andrew Moloney on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Francisco Rodriguez Jr on 1st November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had won against Ryota Yamauchi on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.
He had beat Angel Acosta on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Tucson, Arizona, United States.
Nakatani's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
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