• Kyodo


IBF minimumweight champion Katsunari Takayama successfully defended his title for the second time with a unanimous decision against 10th-ranked Shin Ono on Wednesday.

Takayama sent Ono to the canvas in the 10th and 12th rounds at Osaka’s Bodymaker Colosseum and victory saw him improve his record to 27 wins (10 Kos) 6 losses and one no contest.

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