Fillipus Nghitumbwa
Nghitumbwa
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May 13 2023
Saturday

Okada Manila Hotel and Casino, Paranaque City, Philippines

12 round contest @ Super Bantamweight
12-1-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 110-116
  • 112-114
UD 12
32-4-0

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The tape

-1
Age
33
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Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
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Reach
64.2" / 163 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOKOKOTKO
Form
KOSDTKOTKOKO
12
Wins
32
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
1
Loses
4
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2007

Tape rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
8
10
WBO
5
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IBF
15

Fillipus Nghitumbwa vs John Riel Casimero report


Who won Nghitumbwa vs Casimero?

John Riel Casimero beat Fillipus Nghitumbwa by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, May 13th, 2023 at Okada Manila Hotel and Casino in Paranaque City.

The scorecards were announced as 116-110, 114-112 in favor of winner John Riel Casimero.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).

The undercard featured the clash of Inoue vs Mindoro.

Nghitumbwa vs Casimero stats

Back in May 2023, Fillipus Nghitumbwa stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.

John Riel Casimero made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws.

Fillipus Nghitumbwa was the younger man by 34 years, at -1 years old.

Both Fillipus Nghitumbwa & John Riel Casimero fought out of an orthodox stance.

Nghitumbwa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 23 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 10 years and 3 months later than Casimero, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 180 fewer professional rounds, totaling 72 compared to Casimero's 252.

Fillipus Nghitumbwa went into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBO at super bantamweight.

John Riel Casimero was ranked number 8 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 15 by the IBF in the 122lb division.

Nghitumbwa vs Casimero form

Casimero had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14, 2021 by split decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Duke Micah on September 26, 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.

Going into that contest, he had won against Zolani Tete on November 30, 2019 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had beaten Cesar Ramirez on August 24, 2019 by knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Fil Oil Flying V, San Juan Arena, Metro Manila, Philippines.

He had defeated Ricardo Espinoza on April 20, 2019 by knockout in the 12th round at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.

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Casimero's last 5 fights come over a period of 4 years and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.

What time did Nghitumbwa vs Casimero start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 AM UTC at Okada Manila Hotel and Casino, Paranaque City, Philippines, which was 4:00 AM EST or 1:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 9:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Nghitumbwa vs Casimero?

The FITE+ US show began at 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST. The FITE+ UK broadcast of the card started at 4:00 AM (BST).

What were the odds on Nghitumbwa vs Casimero?

Fillipus Nghitumbwa was a 23/10 (+230) underdog going into the contest, while John Riel Casimero made his way into the ring at 3/10 (-330) with oddsmakers.

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