Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
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Who won Teraji vs Juarez?
Kenshiro Teraji beat Saul Juarez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Sunday 30th December 2018 at Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 120-108, 119-109 in favor of winner Kenshiro Teraji.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the WBC championship of the world.
Teraji vs Juarez stats
Kenshiro Teraji stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Saul Juarez made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 8 loses and 2 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Teraji had a slight advantage in power over Juarez, with a 57% knock out percentage over Juarez's 54%.
Kenshiro Teraji was the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Both Kenshiro Teraji & Saul Juarez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Teraji was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 4 months later than Juarez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 93 less professional rounds, 144 to Juarez's 237.
Teraji's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
Juarez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 3 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Teraji vs Juarez?
Kenshiro Teraji was a 3/100 (-3300) favourite going into the contest, while Saul Juarez made his way into the ring at 12/1 (+1200) with oddsmakers.