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Best I Faced: Anselmo Moreno

09
Mar

Best I Faced: Anselmo Moreno

The technical skills and defensive wizardry of Anselmo Moreno helped him claim the WBA bantamweight title and reign for a...

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06
Nov

Best I’ve Faced: Shinsuke Yamanaka

Big-punching Shinsuke Yamanaka continued a proud Japanese tradition of producing outstanding bantamweights. Yamanaka held the WBC bantamweight title for much...

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08
Feb

Naoya Inoue named Japan’s boxer of the year

During a gala celebrating 2018’s best in boxing, the Japanese Boxing Commission and Sports Writers Club crowned Naoya Inoue as their ‘Fighter of the Year.’

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26
Mar

Shinsuke Yamanaka again announces retirement following loss to Luis Nery

The Japanese star again retired following a defeat to Luis Nery.

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01
Mar

Luis Nery stops Shinsuke Yamanaka in two, scores four knockdowns

The Yanamaka-Nery sequel was twice as quick but equally as brutal.

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28
Feb

Luis Nery stripped of title after missing weight, rematch vs. Shinsuke Yamanaka still on

Luis Nery tested positive for a banned substance after his win over Shinsuke Yamanaka in September, and now, he’s lost his title at the scales one day before the rematch.

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06
Jan

Yamanaka-Nery rematch, Iwasa-Saulong set for March 1 in Tokyo

After the shock and ensuing controversy of their first fight, Luis Nery and Shinsuke Yamanaka are set to fight for...

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31
Oct

Luis Nery-Shinsuke Yamanaka title rematch ordered by WBC after doping investigation

Luis Nery claimed that his failed drug test was a result of contaminated meat, and for now, he remains the WBC’s bantamweight champion.

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26
Sep

The tidal wave of retirements and how it affects future IBHOF ballots

With the recent spate of retirements among elite-level boxers, is it time for a revision in the IBHOF’s induction process? Lee Groves offers some ideas.

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23
Aug

WBC: Luis Nery failed drug test for fight with Shinsuke Yamanaka

New bantamweight champion Luis Nery failed a pre-fight drug test for his fight with Shinsuke Yamanaka on August 15 in Japan.

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