Decorated boxing champion Hasegawa hangs up his gloves

More Sports / Boxing Dec 9, 2016

Decorated boxing champion Hasegawa hangs up his gloves

Three-division belt winner Hozumi Hasegawa announced his retirement on Friday, bringing his decorated 17-year boxing career to an end with a 36-5 record, including 16 knockouts. The fleet-footed 35-year-old retires as WBC super bantamweight champion after he defeated Mexican Hugo Ruiz by technical knockout ...

More Sports / Boxing Dec 11, 2015

Tada claims IBF world title

Etsuko Tada defeated Mexican Kareli Lopez by unanimous decision on Friday in a IBF women's world mini flyweight title bout, taking her first world title in more than two and a half years. The 34-year-old Tada, who became the WBA minimumweight champion in April 2009 ...

More Sports / Boxing Feb 11, 2014

Yamanaka, Hasegawa to box in April world title doubleheader

Shinsuke Yamanaka, the WBC bantamweight champ, and Hozumi Hasegawa, a former world champion in two different weight classes, will each fight in a world title doubleheader on April 23, it was announced Tuesday. Yamanaka will be making his sixth title defense, while Hasegawa is seeking ...