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Dec 11 2022
Sunday

Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Japan

10 round contest @ Super Flyweight
Yanga Sigqibo
Sigqibo
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17-1-0
UD 10

Score cards

  • 97-93
  • 98-92
  • 97-93
UD 10
17-1-1

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The tape

28
Age
29
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
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63.4" / 161 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
UDKOUDKOUD
17
Wins
17
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
1
Loses
1
0
Draws
1
2013
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight

8
The Ring
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4
WBA
-
4
WBC
8
3
WBO
4
3
IBF
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Kosei Tanaka vs Yanga Sigqibo report


Who won Tanaka vs Sigqibo?

Kosei Tanaka beat Yanga Sigqibo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday, December 11th, 2022, at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya.

The scorecards were announced as 97-93, 98-92, 97-93 in favor of winner Kosei Tanaka.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 kg).

Tanaka vs Sigqibo stats

Back in December 2022, Kosei Tanaka stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws.

Yanga Sigqibo made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.

Kosei Tanaka was the younger man by 1 year, at 28 years old.

Both Kosei Tanaka and Yanga Sigqibo fought out of an orthodox stance.

Tanaka's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Sigqibo's, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 days earlier than Sigqibo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 10 more professional rounds, totaling 173 compared to Sigqibo's 163.

Kosei Tanaka went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, and 3 by the IBF at super flyweight.

Yanga Sigqibo was ranked number 8 by the WBC, and 4 by the WBO in the 115lb division.

Tanaka vs Sigqibo form

Tanaka had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Masayoshi Hashizume on June 29, 2022, by technical knockout in the 5th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Prior to that, he had won against Sho Ishida on December 11, 2021, by split decision in their 10 round contest at International Conference Hall, Aichi.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.

Before 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.

He had defeated 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.

Activity check

Tanaka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 17 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

What time did Tanaka vs Sigqibo start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 AM UTC at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, 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.

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