Masataka Taniguchi Record & Stats

Masataka Taniguchi Record & Stats

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6 years and 9 months into his professional boxing career, Masataka Taniguchi has fought 20 times with 16 wins and 4 losses. As of February 2023, Taniguchi's boxing record stands at 16-4 (11 KO wins, 1 KO loss).

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Japanese nationality
Kobe, Japan
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Born
Jan 19, 1994
Age
29
Debut
Apr 3, 2016
Record
16-4
Rounds
126
KOs
11 (55%)
Height
163 cm
Reach
164 cm
Ape Index
1 cm
Stance
Southpaw
Last Fight
WBO
ST
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Masataka Taniguchi's record and stats
Masataka Taniguchi's Record

      Masataka Taniguchi is a Japanese professional boxer. He was born in Kobe, Japan on January 19, 1994. Taniguchi made his professional boxing debut at the age of 22 on April 3, 2016. He is a strawweight world champion. Taniguchi turned 29 last month, on the 19th.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights20
      Wins16
      Losses4
      Draws0
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins11
      Total Title Wins1
      Title Defenses1
      Title-Fight KO Wins2
      Losses via KO1
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      20Jan 6, 202328 Melvin Jerusalem LossTKO2
      19Apr 22, 202228 Kai Ishizawa WinTKO11
      18Dec 14, 202127 Wilfredo Méndez WinTKO11
      17Jun 7, 202127Tatsuro NakashimaWinTKO5
      16Dec 3, 202026Hizuki SasoWinTKO10
      15Sep 21, 201925 Kai IshizawaWinUD
      14Feb 26, 201925 Vic Saludar LossUD
      13Nov 13, 201824Joel LinoWinUD
      12Feb 9, 201824Reymark TadayWinTD
      11Dec 31, 201723Patiphan PrajuabsookWinTKO3
      10Nov 11, 201723Tsubasa KouraLossMD
      9Jul 30, 201723Narathip SungsutWinTKO1
      8Jun 27, 201723Benjie BartolomeWinRTD1
      7Apr 9, 201723Reiya KonishiLossMD
      6Dec 31, 201622Vincent BautistaWinUD
      5Oct 13, 201622Dexter AlimentoWinSD
      4Aug 7, 201622Chaowalit ChoedramWinTKO4
      3Jun 19, 201622Joey BactulWinKO2
      2May 16, 201622Nonthawat PhengkrajangWinTKO1
      1Apr 3, 201622Thawi ChaisatWinKO1

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      Statistics

      Masataka Taniguchi is 163 cm tall (5' 4.17") with a reach of 164 cm (5' 4.57"). He fights out of the southpaw stance and presents an ape-index of 1 cm (0.39"). Taniguchi has a 55% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Masataka Taniguchi made his debut against Thawi Chaisat at the age of 22 on April 3, 2016, defeating Chaisat via 1st round KO. He went on to win 5 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 3 wins via stoppage.

      Taniguchi had his first world title fight at the age of 25 on February 26, 2019 after 13 professional fights, against Vic Saludar for the WBO title. He lost to Saludar via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Taniguchi has won one world title at strawweight. For all the details about Taniguchi's world title wins and defenses refer to "Masataka Taniguchi World Titles".

      Some of Taniguchi's best fights and notable victories include wins over Wilfredo Méndez, Kai Ishizawa, Tatsuro Nakashima, Benjie Bartolome, Hizuki Saso, and Narathip Sungsut.

      Masataka Taniguchi has had a total of four losses in his professional boxing career so far — two of them in title bouts and two in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Reiya Konishi via 10 round majority decision on April 9, 2017. He has been stopped once and lost three times via decision. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Masataka Taniguchi's losses".

      His most recent fight was a strawweight title defense bout against Filipino boxer Melvin Jerusalem on January 6, 2023. Taniguchi lost the fight via 2nd round TKO — and lost his WBO title. It's been 26 days since this fight.

      Taniguchi's professional boxing record is currently at 16-4, which includes 11 knockout wins and 1 loss via knockout, and 1 title win. He is on a one-fight losing streak.

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