Akira Yaegashi defeated incumbent RING flyweight champion Toshiyuki Igarashi by unanimous decision at the Ryoguko Kokugikan in Tokyo on Monday. In the co-featured bout, WBC bantamweight titleholder Shinsuke Yamanaka scored a 12th-round stoppage of Malcolm Tunacao.
The April 8 card in Tokyo is stacked with talent, including RING flyweight champ Toshiyuki Igarashi vs. No. 7 strawweight Akira Yaegashi…
Action shots from Shinsuke Yamanaka’s seventh-round knockout of Tomas Rojas and Toshiyuki Igarashi’s majority-decision win over Nestor Narvaez in Sendai, Japan.
Once-beaten flyweight contender Toshiyuki Igarashi narrowly outpointed Sony Boy Jaro to win THE RING and WBC 112-pound titles in Saitama, Japan on Monday, ending the rugged Filipino veteran’s Cinderella story.