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Who won Yoshino vs Nakatani?
Shuichiro Yoshino beat Masayoshi Nakatani by knockout in the 6th round on Tuesday 1st November 2022 at Super Arena in Saitama.
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).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Kenshiro Teraji beating Hiroto Kyoguchi for the WBA Super World Light Flyweight and WBC World Light Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Junto Nakatani beat Francisco Rodriguez Jr and Jonathan Gonzalez defeated Shokichi Iwata for the WBO World Junior Flyweight title.
Yoshino vs Nakatani stats
Back in November 2022, Shuichiro Yoshino stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 15 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Masayoshi Nakatani made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Shuichiro Yoshino was the younger man by 3 years, at 30 years old.
Nakatani had a height advantage of 3 inches over Yoshino. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Shuichiro Yoshino & Masayoshi Nakatani fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yoshino was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 7 months later than Nakatani, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 57 less professional rounds, 99 to Nakatani's 156.
Shuichiro Yoshino went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF at lightweight.
Masayoshi Nakatani was ranked number 10 by the WBC in the 135lb division.
Yoshino vs Nakatani form
Masayoshi Nakatani had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Vasyl Lomachenko on 26th June 2021 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Felix Verdejo on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Teofimo Lopez on 19th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Lightweight eliminator fight at MGM National Harbor, Maryland.
Before that, he had won against Izuki Tomioka on 29th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 11th round at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan.
He had beat Amphon Suriyo on 24th February 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.
Yoshino's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
Nakatani's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Yoshino vs Nakatani start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 AM UTC at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan, which was 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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