VS
Jul 13 2022
Wednesday

Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan

12 round contest @ Super Flyweight
28-2-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 120-108
  • 118-110
  • 117-111
UD 12
43-1-6

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Bantamweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
41
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
66.1" / 168 cm
Reach
65.4" / 166 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOUDTKO
Form
SDUDSDSDKO
28
Wins
43
15
By KO
23
54
KO%
53
2
Loses
1
0
Draws
6
2009
Debut
2003

Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight

3
The Ring
9
-
WBA
3
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
1
-
IBF
-

Kazuto Ioka vs Donnie Nietes report


Who won Ioka vs Nietes II?

Kazuto Ioka beat Donnie Nietes by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Wednesday, July 13th, 2022, at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 118-110, 117-111 in favor of winner Kazuto Ioka.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 kg).

This contest was for the WBO super flyweight championship of the world.

Ioka vs Nietes II stats

Back in July 2022, Kazuto Ioka stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 losses, and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Donnie Nietes made his way to the ring with a record of 43 wins, 1 loss and 6 draws, with 23 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Ioka had a slight advantage in power over Nietes, with a 54% knockout percentage compared to Nietes' 53%.

Kazuto Ioka was the younger man by 7 years, at 34 years old.

Ioka had a height advantage of 2 inches over Nietes. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Kazuto Ioka and Donnie Nietes fought out of an orthodox stance.

Ioka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 11 months later than Nietes, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 71 fewer professional rounds, totaling 319 compared to Nietes' 390.

Donnie Nietes was ranked number 3 by the WBA, and 1 by the WBO in the 115lb division.

Ioka vs Nietes II form

Ioka had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ryoji Fukunaga on December 31, 2021, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to that, he had defeated Francisco Rodriguez Jr on September 1, 2021, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Kosei Tanaka on December 31, 2020, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Before that, he had won against Jeyvier Cintron on December 31, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

He had beaten Aston Palicte on June 19, 2019, by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

Nietes had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had drawn with Norbelto Jimenez on December 11, 2021, by split draw in their 12 round contest at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Prior to that, he had defeated Pablo Carrillo on April 3, 2021, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai.

Going into that contest, he had won against Kazuto Ioka on December 31, 2018, by split decision in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, Macao.

Before that, he had drawn with Aston Palicte on September 8, 2018, by split draw in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood, United States.

He had defeated Juan Carlos Reveco on February 24, 2018, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kazuto Ioka had been fighting more than Donnie Nietes.

Going into this contest, Kazuto Ioka had last fought 6 months and 12 days ago, while Donnie Nietes' last outing had been 7 months and 2 days ago.

Ioka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 24 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

Nietes' last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

What time did Ioka vs Nietes II start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 AM UTC at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan, which was 6:30 AM EST or 3:30 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:30 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Ioka vs Nietes II?

Kazuto Ioka was a 9/50 (-560) favorite going into the contest, while Donnie Nietes made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.

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Result

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Donnie

Nietes

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