Sho Ishida comes up short in first world title bid

More Sports / Boxing Oct 29, 2017

Sho Ishida comes up short in first world title bid

Sho Ishida failed in his first attempt to claim a world title on Saturday when he lost on a unanimous decision to reigning champion Khalid Yafai in their World Boxing Association super flyweight match. Although Ishida had his moments, Yafai won his mandatory title defense ...

More Sports / Boxing Sep 7, 2017

Ishida to face WBA super flyweight champ Yafai

Sho Ishida will fight his first world title bout next month against World Boxing Association super flyweight champion Khalid Yafai, Yafai's promoter said Wednesday. The 25-year-old Ishida, the division's top-ranked challenger, will face the Briton in Cardiff, Wales, on Oct. 28. In June, the WBA ...