'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 ...