Balai Sarbini Convention Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Yordan vs Kato?
Daud Yordan beat Yoshitaka Kato by technical decision in their 9 round contest on Friday 5th February 2016 at Balai Sarbini Convention Hall in Jakarta.
The scorecards were announced as 88-84, 87-84, 88-83 in favor of winner Daud Yordan.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Yordan vs Kato stats
Daud Yordan stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Yoshitaka Kato made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yordan had a massive power advantage over Kato, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Kato's 31%.
Daud Yordan was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Both Daud Yordan & Yoshitaka Kato fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yordan was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 2 months later than Kato, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 279 to Kato's 270.
Yordan's last 2 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Yordan vs Kato?
Daud Yordan was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Yoshitaka Kato made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.