EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Nakatani vs Tomioka?
Masayoshi Nakatani beat Izuki Tomioka by technical knockout in the 11th round on Sunday 29th July 2018 at EDION Arena Osaka in Osaka.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Nakatani vs Tomioka stats
Masayoshi Nakatani stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Izuki Tomioka made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 1 draw, with 1 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Nakatani had a massive power advantage over Tomioka, boosting at 63% knock out percentage over Tomioka's 20%.
Masayoshi Nakatani was the older man by 7 years, at 31 years old.
Both Masayoshi Nakatani & Izuki Tomioka fought out of an orthodox stance.
Nakatani was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 6 months earlier than Tomioka, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 84 more professional rounds, 140 to Tomioka's 56.
Nakatani's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nakatani vs Tomioka?
Masayoshi Nakatani was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Izuki Tomioka made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.