Tanaka, 19, claims WBO minimumweight title

More Sports / Boxing May 30, 2015

Tanaka, 19, claims WBO minimumweight title

Kosei Tanaka won the WBO minimumweight crown on Saturday in his fifth pro fight, defeating Julian Yedras of Mexico by unanimous decision. The 19-year-old Tanaka, ranked second in the division, established a Japanese record for the fewest fights needed to win a world title by ...