Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo, Japan
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Who won Teraji vs Lopez?
Kenshiro Teraji beat Ganigan Lopez by majority decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 20th May 2017 at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 115-113, 114-114 in favor of winner Kenshiro Teraji.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds .
This contest was for the WBC championship of the world.
Teraji vs Lopez stats
Kenshiro Teraji stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ganigan Lopez made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Teraji had a slight advantage in power over Lopez, with a 56% knock out percentage over Lopez's 55%.
Kenshiro Teraji was the younger man by 10 years, at 31 years old.
Lopez had 1-inch reach advantage.
Kenshiro Teraji fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ganigan Lopez was a southpaw.
Teraji was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 30 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 10 year and 11 months later than Lopez, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 180 less professional rounds, 144 to Lopez's 324.
Teraji vs Lopez form
Lopez had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Jonathan Taconing on 2nd July 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at Arena Coliseo, Mexico City, Mexico.
Previous to that, he had beat Yu Kimura on 4th March 2016 by majority decision in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at Shimazu Arena, Kyoto, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Juan Luis Lopez on 30th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Auditorio Blackberry, Mexico City, Mexico.
Before that, he had been beaten by Pedro Guevara on 4th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at Centro de Usos Multiples, Mazatlan.
He had beat Genaro Rios on 8th November 2014 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Auditorio General Arteaga, Queretaro.
Teraji's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
Lopez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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