Yamanaka, Yaegashi retain titles in Japan

12
Aug

Yamanaka, Yaegashi retain titles in Japan

WBC bantamweight titleholder Shinsuke Yamanaka bolstered his reputation as one of the fiercest sluggers in the eastern hemisphere by blasting Puerto Rico’s Jose Nieves out with a single left cross in the first round.

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12
Aug

Photo gallery: Yaegashi vs. Blanquet, Yamanaka vs. Nieves

RING flyweight champ Akira Yaegashi’s unanimous decision win over Oscar Blanquet, and bantamweight Shinsuke Yamanaka’s first-round knockout of Jose Nieves in Tokyo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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07
Aug

Photo gallery: Yamanaka, Nieves workouts

Undefeated WBC bantamweight titleholder Shinsuke Yamanaka and challenger Jose Nieves training for their Aug. 12 bout in Tokyo. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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