Kazuto Ioka defends super flyweight title in style

More Sports / Boxing Dec 31, 2019

Kazuto Ioka defends super flyweight title in style

Kazuto Ioka delivered a master class in his successful WBO super flyweight title defense on Tuesday, while compatriot Kosei Tanaka retained his WBO flyweight title by knockout. Ioka made light of Jeyvier Cintron's 12-cm reach advantage to move in and batter his opponent's body from ...

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 ...