More Sports / Boxing Sep 20, 2017

WBO champ Tanaka sidelined with broken eye sockets

World Boxing Organization light flyweight champion Kosei Tanaka has been diagnosed with fractures in both his eye sockets and will need two months to make a full recovery. The head of Tanaka's gym, Kiyoshi Hatanaka, said Wednesday the 22-year-old, who sustained the injuries defending his ...

Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

More Sports / Boxing Sep 13, 2017

Tanaka wins second title defense with TKO in ninth

Kosei Tanaka set the stage for a light flyweight title unification bout when he defended his World Boxing Organization crown in the weight category Wednesday at Edion Arena Osaka. The fight against 13th-ranked contender Rangsan Chayanram of Thailand, who fights under the name of Palangpol ...