Kai Ishizawa and Masataka Taniguchi are scheduled to meet in a non-world-title bout on at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.
This fight between Kai Ishizawa and Masataka Taniguchi took place on 21 September, 2019 at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
At 163 cm, Masataka Taniguchi is the taller of the two by 7 cms; Kai Ishizawa is 156 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 164 cm, Taniguchi also has a good reach advantage of 8 cms over Ishizawa's 156 cm. On top of that, Taniguchi also has a 1 cm ape index advantage over Ishizawa.
Ishizawa is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 6-0 (6 KOs). His last fight was 3 months and 20 days ago against Silem Serang, which he won via 4th round TKO.Taniguchi comes in with a record of 11-3 (7 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 26 days ago against Vic Saludar, which he lost via 12 round unanimous decision.
Kai Ishizawa fights out of the orthodox stance, while Masataka Taniguchi fights out of the southpaw stance.
On the day of the fight, Ishizawa will be 22 years and 9 months old. Taniguchi will be 25 years and 8 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 62-38 in favor of Kai Ishizawa. Here is the prediction for Ishizawa vs. Taniguchi.
Masataka Taniguchi defeated Kai Ishizawa via 8 round UD. Ishizawa's undefeated record of 6 wins comes to an end, and Taniguchi gets on a new winning streak. Taniguchi is now 12-3, and Ishizawa 6-1.