WBA flyweight champ Kazuto Ioka relinquishes title

More Sports / Boxing Nov 9, 2017

WBA flyweight champ Kazuto Ioka relinquishes title

WBA flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka relinquished his belt Thursday, his father and gym president Kazunori Ioka announced. The elder Ioka told a news conference his son had been scheduled to defend his title for the sixth time on Dec. 31, but he will not be ...

Ioka knocks out Lara to defend title

More Sports / Boxing Jul 20, 2016

Ioka knocks out Lara to defend title

Kazuto Ioka, the WBA flyweight champion, knocked out sixth-ranked Keyvin Lara in the 11th round to successfully defend his belt for the third time in a world title doubleheader on Wednesday. Ioka, who last year in April became the fastest boxer in the world to ...

More Sports / Boxing Feb 18, 2016

Ioka aims for title-unification fight

WBA flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka said Thursday he's been thinking of fighting a title-unification bout. Ioka, who won his second title defense on New Year's Eve, resumed his gym work on Feb. 1 and is planning to make his next defense as early as May. ...