Kyoguchi Makes Successful First Defense of RING and WBA Titles

RING/WBA Light Flyweight Champ ♛🇯🇵Hiroto Kyoguchi made a successful defense of his title for the first time taking a unanimous decision over mandatory challenger 🇹🇭Tanawat Nakoon of Thailand (117-112, 117-111, 117-111).

From the opening bell, Kyoguchi (13-0-0, 9KO) was in full attack mode flde delivering heavy body blows mixed in with his right hand. Nakoon (11-1-0 5KO) didn’t find much success in the one sided bout but Kyoguchi was unable to put him away before the final bell. Kyoguchi apologized to his fans for the bout not being up to his standards.

“I feel sorry for showing such a boring match. Regardless of how tough he was, it was my plan to completely outperform him. It was a poorer performance by me than the judgments showed.”

Kyoguchi stated that he would like a unification bout between fellow Japanese Light Flyweight and WBC Champion 🇯🇵Ken Shiro (15-0-0, 8KO).

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