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RingTv image Q&A: Takashi Uchiyama

Q&A: Takashi Uchiyama

THE RING’s No. 1-rated junior lightweight Takashi Uchiyama looks to defend his WBA title on New Year’s Eve for the fifth consecutive year against Oliver Flores. If successful, Uchiyama wants to unify major belts.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans from around the world weigh in on Canelo Alvarez’s decision over Miguel Cotto, the controversial scorecards of the showdown, the Mirua-Vargas war, plus mythical matchups and more in this week’s Monday mailbag.

RingTv image Photos: Cotto-Alvarez undercard

Photos: Cotto-Alvarez undercard

Combatants for the Cotto-Canelo supporting bouts, including Randy Caballero-Lee Haskins, Takashi Miura-Francisco Vargas, Jayson Velez-Ronny Rios and Guillermo Rigondeaux-Drian Francisco.

RingTv image Ioka, Uchiyama, Miura retain titles in Japan; Miyazaki upset

Ioka, Uchiyama, Miura retain titles in Japan; Miyazaki upset

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.

RingTv image Japan rings in New Year with Uchiyama, Ioka defenses

Japan rings in New Year with Uchiyama, Ioka defenses

While much of the world will spend their New Year’s Eve watching the ball drop in Times Square or catching a local fireworks display, Japan continues a yearly tradition of having its best fighters defend their world titles in dueling events on opposite ends of the country.