• Kyodo


Takashi Miura’s loss to Francisco Vargas in the WBC super featherweight title match on Nov. 21 was selected as the Fight of the Year by USA Today’s online edition on Tuesday.

Miura, in his fifth title defense, surrendered his crown to the top-ranked Vargas in Las Vegas via a technical knockout in the ninth round as the Mexican extended his unbeaten record to 24 matches.

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