VS
Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Minimumweight
Luis Angel Castillo Soto
Soto
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The tape

26
Age
26
5' 3" / 161 cm
Height
-
62.6" / 159 cm
Reach
-
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

SD 12UD 12KO 7KO 3TKO 3
Form
8
Wins
21
5
By KO
13
63
KO%
62
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
1
2019
Debut
2014
62
Pro rounds
98

Current rankings @ Minimumweight

5
The Ring
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WBA
7
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WBC
1
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WBO
1
-
IBF
-

Yudai Shigeoka vs Luis Angel Castillo Soto preview


When is Shigeoka vs Castillo?

Yudai Shigeoka could take on Luis Angel Castillo Soto in Summer 2024 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Minimumweight division, which means the weight limit would be 105 pounds (7.5 stone or 47.6 KG).

Shigeoka vs Castillo stats

Yudai Shigeoka would step into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Luis Angel Castillo Soto would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 1 draw, with 13 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Shigeoka would have a slight advantage in power over Soto, with a 63% knock out percentage over Soto's 62%.

Yudai Shigeoka is the same age as Luis Angel Castillo Soto, at 26 years old.

Yudai Shigeoka fights out of the southpaw stance, while Luis Angel Castillo Soto is an orthodox fighter.

Shigeoka is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 5 year and 6 months later than Soto, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 36 less professional rounds, 62 to Soto's 98.

Yudai Shigeoka goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the RING at minimumweight.

Luis Angel Castillo Soto is currently ranked number 7 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC and 1 by the WBO in the 105lb division.

Shigeoka vs Castillo form

Shigeoka has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Melvin Jerusalem on 31st March 2024 by split decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at International Conference Hall, Nagoya, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Panya Pradabsri on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Minimumweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Wilfredo Mendez on 16th April 2023 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC Interim World Minimumweight championship fight at Yoyogi #2 Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Before that, he had beat Tatsuro Nakashima on 17th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

He had defeated Cris Ganoza on 6th July 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Prefectural Gymnasium, Kumamoto.

Activity check

Shigeoka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Shigeoka vs Castillo?

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