Takuma Inoue is set to face Jerwin Ancajas on Saturday 24th February 2024 at Kokugikan in Tokyo.

The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

This contest is for the WBA bantamweight championship of the world.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Alexandro Santiago's and Nakatani's clash for the WBC World Bantamweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Kosei Tanaka and Christian Eduardo Bacasegua's contest for the WBO World Junior Bantamweight belt and Jonas Sultan's and Riku Masuda's bout.

Here's everything you need to know about Takuma Inoue vs Jerwin Ancajas.

Takuma Inoue vs Jerwin Ancajas

When is Takuma Inoue vs Jerwin Ancajas?

Date: Saturday, February 24.

Time: At 6:15 AM EST

Location: Tokyo, Japan

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:15 AM UTC at Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan, which is 6:15 AM EST or 3:15 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:15 AM GMT in the UK.

What has been said?

Takuma Inoue steps into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Jerwin Ancajas will make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Ancajas has a massive power advantage over Inoue, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Inoue's 22%.

Takuma Inoue is the youngest man by 4 years, at 28 years old.

Ancajas has a height advantage of 2 inches over Inoue.

Both Takuma Inoue & Jerwin Ancajas fight out of an orthodox stance.

Inoue is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 4 months later than Ancajas, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 78 less professional rounds, 170 to Ancajas' 248.

Takuma Inoue goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the RING at bantamweight.

Jerwin Ancajas is currently ranked number 9 by the WBA and 3 by the WBO in the 118lb division.



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