Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
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Who won Taniguchi vs Ishizawa?
Masataka Taniguchi beat Kai Ishizawa by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest on Saturday 21st September 2019 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 77-74, 77-74, 78-74 in favor of winner Masataka Taniguchi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds .
Taniguchi vs Ishizawa stats
Masataka Taniguchi stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Kai Ishizawa made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 6 wins and 0 draws, with 6 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Ishizawa had a massive power advantage over Taniguchi, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Taniguchi's 64%.
Masataka Taniguchi was the same age as Kai Ishizawa, at years old.
Masataka Taniguchi fought out of the southpaw stance, while Kai Ishizawa was an orthodox fighter.
Taniguchi was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Ishizawa, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 124 to Ishizawa's 65.
What time did Taniguchi vs Ishizawa start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 PM UTC at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan, which was 8:00 AM EST or 5:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 1:00 PM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Taniguchi vs Ishizawa?
Masataka Taniguchi was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Kai Ishizawa made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.