Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi, Japan
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Who won Tanaka vs Acosta?
Kosei Tanaka beat Angel Acosta by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th May 2017 at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena in Aichi.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 117-110, 116-111 in favor of winner Kosei Tanaka.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the WBO championship of the world.
Tanaka vs Acosta stats
Back in May 2017, Kosei Tanaka stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Angel Acosta made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 16 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Acosta had a massive power advantage over Tanaka, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Tanaka's 63%.
Kosei Tanaka was the younger man by 5 years, at 22 years old.
Both Kosei Tanaka & Angel Acosta fought out of an orthodox stance.
Tanaka's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Acosta's, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 11 months later than Acosta, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 161 to Acosta's 144.
What were the odds on Tanaka vs Acosta?
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