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SUPER FLYWEIGHT

Kosei Tanaka poses at his gym in Nagoya on Monday.
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Feb 13, 2024
Tanaka to go for knockout in WBO super flyweight title bout
It will be the first world championship fight for Tanaka since he suffered the first loss of his career in December 2020.
Junto Nakatani is named the winner of his WBO super flyweight title bout against Argi Cortes at Tokyo's Ariake Arena on Monday.
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Sep 19, 2023
Junto Nakatani retains WBO super flyweight title
Two judges scored the bout 119-106, while the other scored it 118-107.
Japan Times
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Jun 25, 2023
Kazuto Ioka defeats Joshua Franco to win WBA super flyweight title
Two judges scored the bout 116-112, while the other scored it 115-113.
Japan Times
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Jun 23, 2023
Joshua Franco loses title after failed weigh-in before defense against Kazuto Ioka
The World Boxing Association stripped Joshua Franco of his super flyweight belt Friday after the American failed to make weight on the eve of his championship defense against Kazuto Ioka.
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Jun 20, 2023
Joshua Franco feeling strong ahead of rematch with Kazuto Ioka
The duo's previous bout, a super fly unification match at Tokyo's Ota City General Gymnasium on New Year's Eve, was a 12-round draw, leaving them holding their respective belts.
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Apr 25, 2023
Kazuto Ioka and Joshua Franco to fight super flyweight belt rematch
The June 24 fight at Tokyo's Ota City General Gymnasium will be a quick reunion for the pair after they battled to a 12-round draw at the same venue on New Year's Eve.
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Jun 8, 2017
Kinoshita gets IBF super flyweight title shot
Teiru Kinoshita will challenge champion Jerwin Ancajas of the Philippines in an IBF super flyweight world title fight in Australia on July 2, his gym said Thursday.
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Sep 2, 2016
Inoue seeks knockout in third title defense
WBO super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue is confident of an emphatic third title defense when he faces top-ranked challenger Petchbarngborn Kokietgym on Sunday.
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Nov 28, 2015
Champion Cuadras outpoints Eto in WBC super flyweight title fight
Okinawa's Koki Eto failed in his bid to win the WBC super flyweight title on Saturday, losing on points to Mexico's unbeaten title-holder Carlos Cuadras.
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Aug 31, 2015
Kono, Kameda to square off in title bout
WBA super flyweight champion Kohei Kono will take on second-ranked Koki Kameda on Oct. 16 in Chicago, the Watanabe Boxing Gym announced Monday.
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Jul 18, 2014
Kinoshita falls to Tete in title bout
Teiru Kinoshita lost a unanimous decision to South Africa's Zolani Tete on Friday in a bout to fill the IBF's vacant super flyweight title.
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Jan 22, 2014
Kono looks to recapture world title
Former WBA super flyweight champion Kohei Kono is eager to get back in the ring to reclaim his title, he said Wednesday.
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Nov 15, 2013
Thai champion defeats Mukai by ninth-round TKO in WBC super flyweight title match
Hirofumi Mukai failed to wrest the WBC super flyweight title away from Srisaket Sor Rungvisai of Thailand as the champion made a successful first title defense on Friday with a technical knockout.
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Sep 3, 2013
Daiki Kameda outpoints Guerrero, nabs IBF super flyweight title
Third-ranked Daiki Kameda defeated fourth-ranked Mexican Rodrigo Guerrero by unanimous decision to take the vacant IBF super flyweight title on Tuesday.

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