WBO World Champions Kosei Tanaka, Kazuto Iok, Miyo Yoshida successfully kept a grip on their respective crowns during the annual Japanese title fest to bring in 2020.
WBO Flyweight World Champion Tanaka, for his part, dominated and halted Wulan Tuolehazi to defend his title. Tanaka proved too powerful and ended the fight in the third round. Tanaka is now 15-0 and has already won world straps in three weight divisions. The Tuolehazi victory adds to Tanaka’s victories over Jonathan Gonzalez and Ryoichi Taguchi. It caps another fine year for the rising star.
— ひーちゃん@LiSAッ子 (@hi_chan_psyche) December 31, 2019
WBO Jr. Bantamweight World Champion Ioka made it two wins on the spin with a unanimous decision triumph over Jeyvier Cintron. A close and competitive contest ended with Ioka gaining the W 116-112 twice and 115-113 on the scorecards. Boasting a record of 25-2 and himself a four-weight ruler, Ioka has only been defeated at the very top level.
Fue una pelea bien cerrada. Llegar hasta Japón ya es un paso más en su carrera. @jeyviercintron 🇵🇷🥊 井岡 一翔 vs. ジェイビエール・シントロン Kazuto Ioka vs. Jeyvier Cintron – video dailymotion https://t.co/5K6jvMBBKg
— Findinga 🎈🎄 (@SraFindinga) December 31, 2019
WBO Female Jr. Bantamweight World Champion Miyo Yoshida dominated China’s Li Ping Shi to push to 14-1 record. Scorecards: 97-92, 99-91, 98-90.
— 桃コール(タカシ) (@Takashi19720106) December 31, 2019
Jhunriel Ramonal picked up the vacant World Boxing Organisation Asia Pacific Jr. Featherweight Title after defeating Yusaku Kuga in the very first round.
Upset alert: Filipino journeyman Jhunriel Ramonal (17-8-6, 10KOs) scored a first round KO of Yusaku Kuga (19-4-1, 13KOs) on the New Year’s Eve card in Tokyo. It’s Ramonal’s second straight upset KO in Japan pic.twitter.com/AZZ7mjl30t
— Ryan Songalia (@ryansongalia) December 31, 2019
WBO Asia Pacific Mini-Flyweight Champion Ginjiro Shigeoka improved to 5-0 by stopping former world champion and veteran Rey Loreto in five rounds.
重岡銀次朗Ｖ１「怖さ知った」２回に鼓膜破れ拳負傷 – ボクシング : 日刊スポーツ https://t.co/0cLEOnE7pi
— ワタナベボクシングジム (@watanabe_gym) December 31, 2019