Yamanaka knocks out Guevara to retain bantamweight title

| Nov 10, 2013

Yamanaka knocks out Guevara to retain bantamweight title

WBC bantamweight champion Shinsuke Yamanaka defended his title for a fifth time with a ninth-round knockout of Mexican Alberto Guevara on Sunday in Tokyo. Japanese southpaw Yamanaka hit the challenger with a left hand — dubbed “God’s left” by his fans — 25 seconds ...

Japan brings vibrant support to San Francisco

Mar 19, 2013

Japan brings vibrant support to San Francisco

by Kaz Nagatsuka

A lot of passion with different ways of cheering for each respective nation. That’s one of the things you can taste only at the World Baseball Classic. For Sunday’s semifinal between Japan and Puerto Rico, the stands were filled with an enormous amount of ...