This fight between Takuma Inoue and Jerwin Ancajas will take place on at the Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
At 165 cm, Jerwin Ancajas is the taller of the two by 1 cm; Takuma Inoue is 164 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 165 cm, Ancajas also has reach advantage of 2 cms over Inoue's 163 cm. On top of that, Ancajas also has a 1 cm ape index advantage over Inoue.
Inoue is coming in to this fight with a record of 18-1 (4 KOs). His last fight was 7 months and 7 days ago against Liborio Solís, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.
Ancajas comes in with a record of 33-3-2 (22 KOs). His last fight was 1 year, 1 month, and 7 days ago against Fernando Martínez, which he lost via 12 round unanimous decision.
Takuma Inoue fights out of the orthodox stance, while Jerwin Ancajas fights out of the southpaw stance.
On the day of the fight, Inoue will be 27 years and 10 months old. Ancajas will be 31 years and 10 months old.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 52-48 in favor of Takuma Inoue. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Inoue vs Ancajas.
While we await the outcome of this fight, what is your prediction? Do you think Inoue can beat Ancajas? How do you think he beats Ancajas? Or will Ancajas win?