Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
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Daniel Roman vs Ryo Matsumoto report
Who won Roman vs Matsumoto?
Daniel Roman beat Ryo Matsumoto by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Wednesday 28th February 2018 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 119-109, 118-110 in favor of winner Daniel Roman.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).
This contest was for the vacant WBA super bantamweight championship of the world.
Roman vs Matsumoto stats
Daniel Roman stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw.
Ryo Matsumoto made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Daniel Roman was the older man by 3 years, at 32 years old.
Matsumoto had a height advantage of 3 inches over Roman.
Both Daniel Roman & Ryo Matsumoto fought out of an orthodox stance.
Roman was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Matsumoto, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 137 more professional rounds, 245 to Matsumoto's 108.
Ryo Matsumoto was ranked number 11 by the WBA in the 122lb division.
Roman's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.7 rounds on average.
What time did Roman vs Matsumoto start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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