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Panya Pradabsri vs Norihito Tanaka report
Who won Pradabsri vs Tanaka?
Panya Pradabsri beat Norihito Tanaka by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Wednesday 31st August 2022 in Nakhon Ratchasima.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 116-112, 118-110 in favor of winner Panya Pradabsri.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Minimumweight division, which meant the weight limit was 105 pounds (7.5 stone or 47.6 KG).
This contest was for the WBC minimumweight championship of the world.
Pradabsri vs Tanaka stats
Panya Pradabsri stepped into the ring with a record of 38 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Norihito Tanaka made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws.
Panya Pradabsri was the younger man by 6 years, at 32 years old.
Pradabsri had a height advantage of 3 inches over Tanaka.
Both Panya Pradabsri & Norihito Tanaka fought out of an orthodox stance.
Pradabsri was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 8 year and 10 months later than Tanaka, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 72 more professional rounds, 248 to Tanaka's 176.
Pradabsri vs Tanaka form
Pradabsri had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Wanheng Menayothin on 29th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall Ground, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand.
Previous to that, he had defeated Danai Ngiabphukhiaw on 2nd November 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Sawan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Wanheng Menayothin on 27th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall Ground, Nakhon Sawan.
Before that, he had won against Wichet Sengprakhon on 25th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Rangsit International Stadium, Rangsit.
He had beat Hector Villa on 28th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Rangsit International Stadium, Rangsit.
Pradabsri's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Pradabsri vs Tanaka start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 PM UTC at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, which was 8:00 AM EST or 5:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 1:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Pradabsri vs Tanaka?
Panya Pradabsri was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Norihito Tanaka made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.
Pradabsri vs Tanaka Predictions
|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Panya Pradabsri - KO||100%|
Based on 2 Predictions