A near-upset and a change of ownership marked New Year’s Eve in Japan as Kazuto Ioka and Yukinori Oguni left the ring with belts around their waists.read more
Jezreel Corrales had to get off the canvas in Round 5 but still managed to outpoint Takashi Uchiyama to retain his WBA junior lightweight title in Tokyo.read more
Kosei Tanaka earned his second world title in as many divisions with a fifth-round TKO of Moises Fuentes to capture the WBO jr. flyweight belt.read more
Japanese phenom Naoya Inoue reasserted his spot at the top of the 115-pound division with a complete dismantling of former titleholder Kohei Kono.read more
On Friday, IBF junior flyweight titlist Akira Yaegashi squared off against Samartklek Kokietgym in Tokyo, Japan.read more
Japan’s best talents rang in the New Year on separate cards on opposite ends of the country. WBA junior lightweight titleholder Takashi Uchiyama scored a unanimous decision over Daiki Kaneko and WBC 130-pound titleholder Takashi Miura stopped Dante Jardon in the ninth round in Tokyo. WBA junior flyweight titleholder Kazuto Ioka outpointed Felix Alvarado in Osaka.read more
One of the most popular and polarizing sports figures in Japan, Koki Kameda, spoke to RingTV.com before his Tuesday bantamweight fight with John Mark Apolinario in Tokyo. The multi-division beltholder talked about his fighting family and desire to win titles in five weight classes.read more
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