'God's Left' readies for title defense

More Sports / Boxing Feb 23, 2017

'God's Left' readies for title defense

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Shinsuke Yamanaka has an intriguing nickname, "God's Left," given to him because of the devastating blows he delivers with his left hand, which everyone, including upcoming opponent Carlos Carlson, surely recognizes as his signature weapon. But the unbeaten WBC bantamweight champion's left might be even ...

Yamanaka retains WBC bantamweight title

More Sports / Boxing Sep 22, 2015

Yamanaka retains WBC bantamweight title

Shinsuke Yamanaka won a split decision against Anselmo Moreno of Panama to successfully defend his WBC bantamweight title for the ninth time on Tuesday. Yamanaka, who beat Diego Santillan of Argentina in his last title defense in April, struggled to find an effective attack against ...