Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Tape rankings @ Super Featherweight
Who won Ogawa vs Yamamoto?
Kenichi Ogawa beat Hirotsugu Yamamoto by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 1st July 2017 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
Ogawa vs Yamamoto stats
Kenichi Ogawa stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Hirotsugu Yamamoto made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 13 loses and 3 draws.
The stats suggested that Ogawa and Yamamoto have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Kenichi Ogawa was the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.
Ogawa had a height advantage of 1 inch over Yamamoto.
Both Kenichi Ogawa & Hirotsugu Yamamoto fought out of an orthodox stance.
Ogawa was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 year and 9 months later than Yamamoto, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 50 less professional rounds, 165 to Yamamoto's 215.
Ogawa's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ogawa vs Yamamoto?
Kenichi Ogawa was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Hirotsugu Yamamoto made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.