Oriental Boxing by JOE KOIZUMI

2016/12


TANAKA WINS SECOND WORLD BELT BY STOPPING FUENTES ; DEC. 31 2016
INOUE FLATTENS EX-CHAMP KONO TO RETAIN WBO 115LB BELT ; DEC. 30 2016
YAEGASHI STOPS SAMARTLEK IN THE FINAL ROUND TO KEEP IBF 108LB BELT ; DEC. 30 2016
2012 OLYMIC MEDALISTS MURATA, SHIMIZU VICTORIOUS ; DEC. 30 2016
IOKA, GUZMAN TO DEFEND WBA/IBF BELTS IN KYOTO ; DEC. 30 2016
#7 NONAKA KEEPS JAPANESE 154LB BELT ; DEC. 29 2016
UCHIYAMA TO COLLIDE WITH CORRALES IN GRUDGE FIGHT ; DEC. 29 2016
INOUE TO FACE EX-CHAMP KONO ON DEC. 30 ; DEC. 28 2016
HIRAI UPSETS WBO#15 SAKAE BY TECHNICAL DECISION ; DEC. 18 2016
KUROKI KEEPS WBC FEMALE 105LB BELT ; DEC. 18 2016
UNBEATEN UEHARA, 11-0, WINS WBC YOUTH 126LB BELT ; DEC. 18 2016
CERMENO KEEPS WBA 122LB BELT IN CHINA AGAIN ; DEC. 17 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; DEC. 14 2016
THREE-TIME WORLD CHAMP HASEGAWA RETIRES ; DEC. 10 2016
HASKINS SUFFERS LEG INJURY, CANCELS HIS DEFENSE WITH OMORI IN JAPAN ; DEC. 08 2016
EX-OPBF CHAMP KATO SQUEAKS BY FILIPINO DORONIO ; DEC. 06 2016
MURANAKA BARELY DEFEATS HISATAKA ; DEC. 05 2016
WBC#8 OGAWA KEEPS JAPANESE 130LB BELT ; DEC. 03 2016

2016/11


MIZUNO FINISHES INDONESIAN CHAMP FAUZAN ; NOV. 27 2016
MELINDO WINS IBF 108LB INTERIM BELT ; NOV. 26 2016
Tyson Koki dethrones OPBF 160lb champ Dwight Ritchie ; NOV. 26 2016
YEAR-END SCHEDULE OF WORLD TITLE BOUTS IN JAPAN ; NOV. 22 2016
IBF#8 OTAKE DEFEATS VENEZUELAN ESPINOZA ; NOV. 16 2016
ARIKAWA KEEPS JAPANESE 147LB BELT ; NOV. 14 2016
TAKUMA INOUE SUFFERS HAND FRACTURE TO HAVE WBO 118LB SHOT CANCELED ; NOV. 13 2016
YAMANAKA DEFEATS EX-CHAMP SABILLO TO WIN VACANT OPBF 105LB BELT ; NOV. 11 2016
WBC FEMALE 102LB CHAMP KOSEKI KEEPS BELT 17 TIMES ; NOV. 11 2016
QUADRUPLE OPBF TITLE SHOW IN JAPAN TODAY ; NOV. 11 2016
INOUE BROTHERS TO FIGHT FOR WBO 115LB, 118LB BELTS ; NOV. 11 2016
DECORATION CONFERRED ON FIGHTING HARADA ; NOV. 10 2016
TANAKA TO COLLIDE WITH FUENTES FOR VACANT WBO 108LB BELT ON NEW YEARfS EVE ; NOV. 10 2016
WBC#3 HIGA, 11-0, 11 KOs, KEEPS OPBF 112LB BELT ; NOV. 05 2016
WBO#10 OKADA KEEPS JAPANESE 140LB BELT ; NOV. 01 2016

2016/10


KOGAWA KEEPS JAPANESE 112LB BELT ; OCT. 25 2016
UCHIYAMA, TAGUCHI TO FIGHT FOR WBA BELTS ON NEW YEAR EVE ; OCT. 21 2016
EX-WORLD CHALLENGER AMAGASA DEFEATS DEMECILLO ; OCT. 20 2016
AUSSIE MITCHELL DETHTRONES OPBF 168LB CHAMP MATSUMOTO ; OCT. 17 2016
UCHIYAMA TO PARTICIPATE IN REMATCH WITH CORRALES ; OCT. 15 2016
OPBF 126LB CHAMP TAKENAKA DEFEATS #1 BRAGA ; OCT. 13 2016
EX-OPBF CHAMP AKAHO BARELY BEATS TESHIGAWARA ; OCT. 11 2016
YOSHIKAWA WINS VACANT WBO FEMALE 112LB BELT ; OCT. 09 2016
YOSHIKAWA, LEE TO COLLIDE FOR WBO FEMALE 112LB BELT TOMORROW ; OCT. 08 2016
NAKAGAWA WINS VACANT JAPANESE 115LB BELT ; OCT. 06 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; OCT. 05 2016
BARROS BARELY DEFEATS HOSONO IN IBF 126LB ELIMINATOR IN JAPAN ; OCT. 03 2016

2016/09


UNDERCARD RESULTS OF CERMENO-ANURAK SHOW IN CHINA ; SEP. 30 2016
CERMENO SINKS ANURAK IN THREE TO KEEP WBA 122LB BELT ; SEP. 30 2016
CERMENO, ANURAK MAKE WEIGHT IN CHINA ; SEP. 29 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; SEP. 25 2016
YAMANAKA HALTS MORENO IN SEE-SAW SPECTACLE ; SEP. 16 2016
HASEGAWA UPSETS HUGO RUIZ TO CLAIM WBC 122LB BELT ; SEP. 16 2016
WBC WORLD TITLE TWINBILL IN JAPAN TODAY ; SEP. 16 2016
WATANABE WINS WBO ASPAC 130LB BELT ; SEP. 14 2016
KONDO AWARDED JAPANfS FIRST WBO ASIA PACIFIC BELT ; SEP. 13 2016
OGAWA KEEPS JAPANESE 130LB BELT ; SEP. 10 2016
INOUE KEEPS WBO 115LB BELT BY TENTH ROUND KO OVER #1 PETCHBANGBORN ; SEP. 04 2016
2012 OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST SHIMIZU DECKS PRO DEBUT, KNOCKS OUT KOREAN CHAMP LEE IN FIVE ; SEP. 04 2016
#4 TAKUMA INOUE DEFEATS #15 SALUDAR ; SEP. 04 2016
INOUE TO DEFEND WBO 115LB BELT AGAiNST #1 PETCHBANGBORN TODAY ; SEP. 04 2016

2016/08


TAGUCHI KEEPS WBA 108LB BELT ; AUG. 31 2016
CONCEPCION WINS WBA 115LB BELT FROM KONO ; AUG. 31 2016
FILIPINO DACQUEL KEEPS OPBF 115LB BELT AGAINST IBF#8 ONAGA ; AUG. 21 2016
TAKAYAMA AWARDED WBO 105LB BELT BY TECHNICAL DECISION ; AUG. 20 2016
KANO, 18, TO MAKE AMBITIOUS SHOT AT VETERAN TAKAYAMA ; AUG. 19 2016
WBO ASIA PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIP RECOGNIZED BY JBC, JPBA ; AUG. 18 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; AUG. 02 2016

2016/07


ITO KEEPS OPBF 130LB BELT ; JULY 28 2016
AUSTRALIAN BRUNBAKER UNIFIES OPBF 147LB BELTS ; JULY 25 2016
IOKA KEEPS WBA 112LB BELT ; JULY 20 2016
GUZMAN WINS VACANT IBF 122LB BELT ; JULY 20 2016
#1WAKE, #2GUZMAN TO COLLIDE FOR VACANT IBF 122LB BELT TODAY ; JULY 20 2016
KOGAWA KEEPS JAPANESE 112LB BELT ; JULY 15 2016
GUZMAN, 21-0, 21 KOs, ARRIVES IN JAPAN ; JULY 14 2016
IBF#8 IWASA FINISHES IBF#10 PATHOMPOTHONG ; JULY 12 2016
TATSUYOHI JR. STOPS NAINGGOLAN ; JULY 09 2016
WBO#15 MURANAKA DEFEATS PAEL ; JULY 08 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; JULY 07 2016
NAITO BARELY DEFEATS TOQUERO ; JULY 02 2016
HIGA, 10-0, 10 KOs, WINS OPBF 112LB BELT ; JULY 02 2016

2016/06


SOSA UPSETS FORTUNA TO WIN WBA 130LB BELT; CERMENO ACQUIRES VACANT WBA 122LB TITLE IN CHINA ; JUNE 24 2016
WBO FEMALE 118LB CHAMP FUJIOKA DEFEATS SHINDO IN FIGHT OF DECADE ; JUNE 13 2016
AUSSIE RITCHIE DETHRONES OPBF 160LB CHAMP NISHIDA ; JUNE 09 2016
KUROKI KEEPS WBC FEMALE 105LB BELT ; JUNE 09 2016
WAKE, GUZMAN TO COLLIDE FOR VACANT IBF 122LB BELT IN OSAKA ; JUNE 08 2016
FORMER WORLD CHALLENGER KANEKO DEFEATS TAKAHATA ; JUNE 04 2016

2016/05


TANAKA SINKS PATILANO IN SIX AFTER OUTGOROWING 105LB CLASS ; MAY 28 2016
EX-WBO CHAMP TANAKA, PATILANO TO COLLIDE TODAY ; MAY 28 2016
PROPOSAL TO IBF SECOND DAY WEIGH-IN SYSTEM ; MAY 18 2016
UNBEATEN WBC#11 KUBO KEEPS OPBF 122LB BELT ; MAY 16 2016
MURATA HALTS PEDROSO IN HONG KONG EN ROUTE TO LAS VEGAS ; MAY 14 2016
INOUE RETAINS WBO 115LB BELT BY DEFEATING #1 CARMONA ; MAY 08 2016
INOUE'S BROTHER KEEPS OPBF 115LB BELT ; MAY 08 2016
WBO#2 MATSUMOTO STOPPED BY MEXICAN LOPEZ ; MAY 08 2016
KANO, 18, DEFEATS WBO#1 SABILLO TO WIN SILVER OPBF 105LB BELT ; MAY 08 2016
YAEGASHI KEEPS IBF 108LB BELT BY SPLIT DECISION OVER MEXICAN TECUAPETLA ; MAY 08 2016
WBC#1 MIURA SINKS FILIPINO BORBON IN ONE ; MAY 07 2016
OVERWEIGHT CARMONA BARELY MAKES WEIGHT ; MAY 07 2016
DAVID CARMONA: I'LL DETHRONE INOUE TO BRING THE BELT TO MEXICO ; MAY 06 2016
HOW FAR INOUE CAN GO WITH HIS SIZE ; MAY 05 2016
MEXICAN CHALLENGERS CARMONA, TECUAPETLA ARRIVE IN JAPAN ; MAY 04 2016

2016/04


FUJIMOTO DEFEATS AUSTRALIAN McKAY ; APR. 27 2016
UPSET: CORRALES DETHRONES WBA 130LB CHMAP UCHIYAMA BY SECOND ROUND DEMOLITION ; APR. 27 2016
KONO RETAINS WBA 115LB BELT BY LOPSIDED DECISION OVER INTHANON ; APR. 27 2016
TAGUCHI KEEPS WBA 108LB BELT BY HALTING LANDAETA ; APR. 27 2016
ALL MAKE WEIGHT FOR WBA WORLD TITLE TRIPLEHEADER ; APR. 26 2016
HIROSHIMA SEES ITAGAKI DESTROYED BY WBC#3 REY LORETO ; APR. 24 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; APR. 24 2016
SHINDO TO FIGHT WBO FEMALE 118LB CHAMP FUJIOKA IN LAST BOUT AS GIRL, TAKE TRANSSEXUAL OPERATION AFTERWARD, GO ON FIGHTING AS MAN ; APR. 22 2016
AMAGASA THANKS FOR ENGLISH SANDWICH AFTER FIGHT ; APR. 21 2016
TAKENAKA, KENSHIRO KEEP BELTS; OBARA DECKS TUNE-UP BOUT BEFORE IBF 140LB MANDATORY SHOT ; APR. 14 2016
AMAGASAfS LONG WAY LEADS TO LEEDS, UK ; APR. 13 2016
TANAKA RENOUNCES WBO 105LB BELT, MEETS #9 PATILANO IN MAY ; APR. 09 2016
OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MURATA TO FIGHT IN HONG KONG ; APR. 09 2016
YAMANAKA AWARDED WBC HUBLOT WATCH FOR TEN SUCCESSFUL DEFENSES ; APR. 09 2016
KONO, TAGUCHI TO DEFEND WBA BELTS IN JAPAN ; APR. 01 2016

2016/03


WBO#1 SAKAE LOSES TO JAPANESE 105LB CHAMP FUKUHARA ; MAR. 26 2016
WBA 130LB SUPER CHAMP UCHIYAMA TO HEADLINE WBA TRIPLEHEADER ; MAR. 20 2016
KOGAWA, MASUDA VICTORIOUS IN JAPANESE TITLE TWINBILL ; MAR. 18 2016
IBF#10 ONAGA DEFEATS OPBF#15 PAEL IN OKINAWA ; MAR. 13 2016
NISHIDA UPSETS IBF#10 SHIBATA TO WIN OPBF, JAPANESE 160LB BELTS ; MAR. 11 2016
YAMANAGA KEEPS WBC 118LB BELT IN EXTRAVAGANZA ; MAR. 04 2016
YAMANAKA, SOLIS MAKE WEIGHT ; MAR. 03 2016

2016/02


YAMANAKA, KIMURA LOOK SHARP IN PUBLIC WORKOUT ; FEB. 26 2016
TAKAYAMA WINS OPBF 147LB INTERIM BELT ; FEB. 23 2016
IBF#1 WAKE FINISHES SABU IN TUNE-UP; PROMOTER KANEHIRA WANTS TO STAGE IBF 122LB TITLE BOUT IN JAPAN ; FEB. 17 2016
IBF#1 WAKE TO APPEAR IN TUNE-UP BOUT BEFORE IBF 122LB MANDATORY SHOT ; FEB. 17 2016
FILIPINO RIVERA WINS VACANT OPBF 140LB BELT BY STOPPING EX-CHAMP IWABUCHI ; FEB. 12 2016
IBF#6 IWASA SINKS FILIPINO TUBIERON ; FEB. 07 2016

2016/01


UCHIYAMA NAMED JAPANfS BOXER OF THE YEAR ; JAN. 24 2016
WBC CHAMPS YAMANAKA, KIMURA TO DEFEND BELTS IN MARCH ; JAN. 23 2016
JAPAN UPDATE ; JAN. 20 2016
REQUIEM FOR JAPANESE FEATHERWEIGHT SHIGEJI KANEKO ; JAN. 16 2016
EX-OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST MURATA TO TAKE ON ARGENTINE VEGA IN SHANGHAI ; JAN. 10 2016


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