This fight between Junto Nakatani and Ryota Yamauchi took place on at the Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
At 170 cm, Junto Nakatani is the taller of the two by 5 cms; Ryota Yamauchi is 165 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 170 cm, Nakatani also has reach advantage of 5 cms over Yamauchi's 165 cm. They have the same ape index of 0 cm.
Nakatani is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 22-0 (17 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 30 days ago against Ángel Acosta, which he won via 4th round TKO.
Yamauchi comes in with a record of 8-1 (7 KOs). His last fight was 9 months and 16 days ago against Yuta Nakayama, which he won via 7th round TKO.
Both the fighters fight out of the southpaw stance.
On the day of the fight, Nakatani will be 24 years and 3 months old. Yamauchi will be 27 years and 2 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 71-29 in favor of Junto Nakatani. Here is the prediction for Nakatani vs Yamauchi.
Junto Nakatani defeated Ryota Yamauchi via 8th round TKO to retain the WBO flyweight title. Yamauchi's 4 fight win streak comes to an end, and Nakatani advances his win streak to 23. Nakatani is now 23-0, and Yamauchi 8-2.