EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Nishida vs Jimenez?
Ryosuke Nishida beat Christian Medina Jimenez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 11th August 2023 at EDION Arena Osaka in Osaka.
The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 116-112, 117-111 in favor of winner Ryosuke Nishida.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Nishida vs Jimenez stats
Ryosuke Nishida stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Christian Medina Jimenez made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Ryosuke Nishida was the older man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Nishida had a height advantage of 2 inches over Jimenez.
Ryosuke Nishida fought out of the southpaw stance, while Christian Medina Jimenez was an orthodox fighter.
Nishida was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 2 year later than Jimenez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 34 less professional rounds, 73 to Jimenez's 107.
Ryosuke Nishida went into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF at bantamweight.
Christian Medina Jimenez was ranked number 12 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the 118lb division.
What time did Nishida vs Jimenez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan, which was 7:00 AM EST or 4:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 12:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Nishida vs Jimenez?
Ryosuke Nishida was a 1/6 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Christian Medina Jimenez made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Christian Medina Jimenez - KO||50%|
|Ryosuke Nishida - Decision||50%|
Based on 4 Predictions