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Kenshiro Teraji vs Anthony Olascuaga report
Who won Teraji vs Olascuaga?
Kenshiro Teraji beat Anthony Olascuaga by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Ariake Arena in Koto-Ku.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Jr Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 108 pounds (7.7 stone or 49 KG).
This contest was for the unified jr flyweight championship of the world, with the WBA & WBC belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard Kiko Martinez was defeated by Reiya Abe for the IBF World Featherweight championship, Takuma Inoue beat Liborio Solis for the WBA World Bantamweight belt and Jin Sasaki defeated Keita Obara.
Teraji vs Olascuaga stats
Kenshiro Teraji stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Anthony Olascuaga made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws.
Kenshiro Teraji was the older man by 7 years, at 31 years old.
Teraji had a height advantage of 1 inch over Olascuaga.
Both Kenshiro Teraji & Anthony Olascuaga fought out of an orthodox stance.
Teraji was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 years and 1 month earlier than Olascuaga, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 121 more professional rounds, 153 to Olascuaga's 32.
Anthony Olascuaga was ranked number 4 by the WBA and 15 by the WBC in the 108lb division.
Teraji vs Olascuaga form
Teraji had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Hiroto Kyoguchi on 1st November 2022 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Light Flyweight and WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Masamichi Yabuki on 19th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at City Gym, Kyoto.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Masamichi Yabuki on 22nd September 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at City Gym, Kyoto.
Before that, he had beat Tetsuya Hisada on 24th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.
He had won against Randy Petalcorin on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Light Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa.
Teraji's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What time did Teraji vs Olascuaga start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 PM UTC at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, 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.
Who broadcast Teraji vs Olascuaga?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Teraji vs Olascuaga?
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