Vic Saludar (Vicious) challenges Masataka Taniguchi's WBO strawweight belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between Vic Saludar and Masataka Taniguchi took place on at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
At 163 cm, Masataka Taniguchi is the taller of the two by 3 cms; Vic Saludar is 160 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Saludar has longer reach of 166 cm, which is 2 cms longer than Taniguchi's 164 cm. Saludar also has a 5 cm ape index advantage over Taniguchi.
Saludar is coming in to this fight with a record of 18-3 (10 KOs). His last fight was 7 months and 13 days ago against Ryuya Yamanaka, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.Taniguchi comes in with a record of 11-2 (7 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 13 days ago against Joel Lino, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.
Vic Saludar fights out of the orthodox stance, while Masataka Taniguchi fights out of the southpaw stance.
On the day of the fight, Saludar will be 28 years and 3 months old. Taniguchi will be 25 years and 1 month old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 56-44 in favor of Vic Saludar. Here is the prediction for Saludar vs. Taniguchi.
Vic Saludar defeated Masataka Taniguchi via 12 round UD. Taniguchi's 3 fight win streak comes to an end, and Saludar advances his win streak to 5. Saludar is now 19-3, and Taniguchi 11-3.