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Dec 11 2021
Saturday

International Conference Hall, Aichi, Japan

10 round contest @ Bantamweight
15-1-0
SD 10

Score cards

  • 96-95
  • 94-96
  • 96-94
SD 10
29-2-0

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The tape

26
Age
30
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
63.4" / 161 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOTKOUDMD
Form
UDSDUDUDTKO
15
Wins
29
9
By KO
15
60
KO%
52
1
Loses
2
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009

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Kosei Tanaka vs Sho Ishida report


Who won Tanaka vs Ishida?

Kosei Tanaka beat Sho Ishida by split decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday, December 11th, 2021, at International Conference Hall, Aichi.

The scorecards were announced as 96-95, 96-94, 96-94 in favor of winner Kosei Tanaka.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 kg).

Tanaka vs Ishida stats

Back in December 2021, Kosei Tanaka stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Sho Ishida made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, with 15 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Tanaka had a slight advantage in power over Ishida, with a 60% knockout percentage compared to Ishida's 52%.

Kosei Tanaka was the younger man by 4 years, at 26 years old.

Ishida had a height advantage of 3 inches over Tanaka. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Both Kosei Tanaka and Sho Ishida fought out of an orthodox stance.

Tanaka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 9 months later than Ishida, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 62 fewer professional rounds, totaling 173 compared to Ishida's 235.

Tanaka vs Ishida form

Tanaka had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Kazuto Ioka on December 31, 2020, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to that, he had beaten Wulan Tuolehazi on December 31, 2019, by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jonathan Gonzalez on August 24, 2019, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi.

Before that, he had beaten Ryoichi Taguchi on March 16, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Memorial Center, Gifu.

He had defeated Sho Kimura on September 24, 2018, by majority decision in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi.

Ishida had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Israel Gonzalez on December 28, 2019, by split decision in their 12 round contest at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Kal Yafai on October 28, 2017, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Millennium Stadium, Wales, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ryuichi Funai on April 17, 2016, by majority decision in their 10 round contest at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

Before that, he had defeated Ryuta Otsuka on December 31, 2015, by technical knockout in the 4th round at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.

He had beaten Hayato Kimura on September 27, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Kosei Tanaka had been fighting more than Sho Ishida.

Going into this contest, Kosei Tanaka had last fought 11 months and 10 days ago, while Sho Ishida's last outing had been 1 year, 11 months and 13 days ago.

Tanaka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 17 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Ishida's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

What time did Tanaka vs Ishida start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at International Conference Hall, Aichi, Japan, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM GMT in the UK.

What were the odds on Tanaka vs Ishida?

Kosei Tanaka was a 11/100 (-910) favorite going into the contest, while Sho Ishida made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.

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Result

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Tanaka

Sho

Ishida

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Tanaka
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Kosei Tanaka

Sho Ishida

108

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