Dec 11 2022
Sunday

Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Japan

10 rounds 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

27
Age
5' 5" / 164 cm
Height
N/A
63.4" / 161 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOSDTKOKOTKO
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 11th December 2022 at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena in 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

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 older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.

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

Tanaka was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 7 days earlier than Sigqibo, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 151 to Sigqibo's 153.

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 29th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Sho Ishida on 11th December 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 31st December 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 beat 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.

He had defeated Jonathan Gonzalez on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Aichi.

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Tanaka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 7 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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