May 08 2021
Saturday

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States

12 rounds contest @ Jr Flyweight
Katsunari Takayama
Takayama
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18-1-0
TKO 9
TKO 9
32-8-0

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WBO World Junior Flyweight Championship

The tape

25
Age
39
5' 3" / 160 cm
Height
5' 2" / 158 cm
64.2" / 163 cm
Reach
62.6" / 159 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDKOUDKOKO
Form
TD
18
Wins
32
12
By KO
12
67
KO%
38
1
Loses
8
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2000

Tape rankings @ Jr Flyweight

5
The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
11
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IBF
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Elwin Soto vs Katsunari Takayama report

Who won Soto vs Takayama?

Elwin Soto beat Katsunari Takayama by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 8th May 2021 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Jr Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 108 pounds (7.7 stone or 49 KG).

This contest was for the WBO jr flyweight championship of the world.

This fight appeared on the undercard of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beating Billy Joe Saunders for the WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Souleymane Cissokho beat Kieron Conway and Frank Sanchez defeated Nagy Aguilera.

Soto vs Takayama stats

Elwin Soto stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Katsunari Takayama made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Soto had a large advantage in power over Takayama, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Takayama's 38%.

Elwin Soto was the younger man by 14 years, at 25 years old.

Soto had a height advantage of 1 inch over Takayama. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Elwin Soto & Katsunari Takayama fought out of an orthodox stance.

Soto was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 21 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 15 year and 11 months later than Takayama, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 214 less professional rounds, 126 to Takayama's 340.

Katsunari Takayama was ranked number 11 by the WBO in the 108lb division.

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Soto's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.7 rounds on average.

What time did Soto vs Takayama start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Soto vs Takayama?

Soto vs Takayama was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.

What were the odds on Soto vs Takayama?

Elwin Soto was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Katsunari Takayama made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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