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Who won Pradabsri vs Tanaka II?
Panya Pradabsri beat Norihito Tanaka by technical knockout in the 8th round on Wednesday 28th June 2023 in Rayong.
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 II stats
Back in June 2023, Panya Pradabsri stepped into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Norihito Tanaka made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Pradabsri had a slight advantage in power over Tanaka, with a 59% knock out percentage over Tanaka's 50%.
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, 256 to Tanaka's 184.
Norihito Tanaka was ranked number 9 by the WBC in the 105lb division.
Pradabsri vs Tanaka II form
Pradabsri had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Norihito Tanaka on 31st August 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Danai Ngiabphukhiaw on 2nd November 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Sawan.
Before that, he had won against Wanheng Menayothin on 27th November 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at City Hall Ground, Nakhon Sawan.
He had beat Wichet Sengprakhon on 25th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Rangsit International Stadium, Rangsit.
Pradabsri's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Tanaka's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Pradabsri vs Tanaka II start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 PM UTC at Rayong, 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 II?
Panya Pradabsri was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while Norihito Tanaka made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
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