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When is Tanaka vs Garcia?
Kosei Tanaka could take on Willibaldo Garcia Perez in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
The contest would be a final eliminator for the IBF super flyweight championship of the world.
Tanaka vs Garcia stats
Kosei Tanaka would step into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Willibaldo Garcia Perez would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Perez would have a slight advantage in power over Tanaka, with a 60% knock out percentage over Tanaka's 58%.
Kosei Tanaka is the younger man by 5 years, at 28 years old.
Both Kosei Tanaka & Willibaldo Garcia Perez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Tanaka is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 11 months earlier than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 23 more professional rounds, 161 to Perez's 138.
Kosei Tanaka goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBA, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at super flyweight.
Willibaldo Garcia Perez is currently ranked number 5 by the IBF in the 115lb division.
Tanaka vs Garcia form
Tanaka has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Yanga Sigqibo on 11th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Masayoshi Hashizume on 29th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sho Ishida on 11th December 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at International Conference Hall, Aichi.
Before that, he had been beaten by Kazuto Ioka on 31st December 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
He had won against Wulan Tuolehazi on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.
Tanaka's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Tanaka vs Garcia?
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