Mar 12, 2015

IBF minimumweight champion Takayama set for title defense on April 22

IBF minimumweight champion Katsunari Takayama announced Thursday he will make his first title defense against Thailand’s Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr in Osaka on April 22. The fight at Osaka’s Bodymaker Colosseum will be part of a world doubleheader, with Kazuto Ioka taking on WBA flyweight ...

Ioka to make title bid at third weight class

Mar 2, 2015

Ioka to make title bid at third weight class

Kazuto Ioka will take on WBA flyweight champion Juan Carlos Reveco in a bid to claim a title at his third weight category on April 22 at Osaka’s Bodymaker Colosseum, the Ioka Boxing Gym announced Monday. “I am going at this like it is ...

Nov 20, 2013

WBA light flyweight champ Ioka to fight on New Year's Eve

Kazuto Ioka will defend his WBA light flyweight title for a third time against fourth-ranked Nicaraguan Felix Alvarado, his gym said Wednesday. The fight will take place at Osaka’s Bodymaker Colosseum on Dec. 31. WBA minimumweight champion Ryo Miyazaki, who is looking to move ...