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Japan’s year-end cards are quickly becoming boxing’s new can’t-miss date

28
Dec

Japan’s year-end cards are quickly becoming boxing’s new can’t-miss date

We are used to certain boxing traditions, notably Cinco De Mayo in May and Mexican Independence in September. Both are...

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15
Nov

Inoue on ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ against Tszyu

Teak-tough Japanese junior middleweight Takeishi Inoue will meet the rising star of Australian boxing, Tim Tszyu, at the Qudos Bank...

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27
Dec

Hironori Mishiro upsets former 130-pound titleholder Masayuki Ito via majority decision

Hironori Mishiro upsets former 130-pound titleholder Masayuki Ito via majority decision Mishiro upset former WBO 130-pound titleholder Masayuki Ito by...

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01
Oct

Hiroto Kyoguchi turns back determined Tetsuya Hisada to retain junior flyweight championship

Hiroto Kyoguchi had to survive some tense moments, but still had enough class to turn back the challenge of Tetsuya Hisada...

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30
Dec

Masayuki Ito pounds overmatched Evgeny Chuprakov to 7th round TKO, retains junior lightweight belt

After bringing a world title home earlier this year, Masayuki Ito got the chance to thrill his hometown fans with...

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30
Dec

Ken Shiro outpoints Saul Juarez to retain 108-pound title

TOKYO -- In front of a packed house at the Ota-City General Gymnasium on the last card of the year...

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23
Dec

Ken Shiro takes next step to Japanese stardom in year-end title defense

The popularity of WBC junior flyweight champion Ken Shiro (14-0, 8 knockouts) continues to rise in Japan and abroad with...

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22
Sep

Sho Kimura’s ‘Rocky’ story continues against wunderkind Kosei Tanaka

Few in the Japan boxing community thought that Sho Kimura would ever become a world champion. His story is like...

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13
Sep

Tanaka climbs off deck to stop Chayanram, Iwasa wins junior feather belt

Kosei Tanaka had to get off the canvas but fought back to retain the WBO junior flyweight title with a...

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07
Sep

Naoya Inoue carries father’s dreams and the hopes of Japanese boxing into U.S. debut

If Naoya Inoue can become a major player on the world-class U.S. boxing scene, a feat no other Japanese boxer...

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