Tag: Kazuto Ioka

Ioka & Cintron Thrill the Tokyo Crowd Through 12 Rounds of Action, Ioka Retains his WBO World Title

By Tré Berry III🖊️

The fight exceeded expectation in terms of action, as both boxers brought their A-game and delivered an entertaining fight as the last main event of the calendar year, as well as the decade. WBO Super-Flyweight Titlist 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (25-2-0, 14KO👊) came in with his Title, and left with it in tact as he outworked, and outpointed a hungry unbeaten #1 🇵🇷Jeyvier “El Perrito” Cintron (11-1-0, 5KO👊) throughout 12 to win a Unanimous Decision victory for his first defense of his presently held Title. Continue reading “Ioka & Cintron Thrill the Tokyo Crowd Through 12 Rounds of Action, Ioka Retains his WBO World Title”

WBO Super-Flyweight Champion Kazuto Ioka and Jeyvier Cintron to Cap off the Decade

By Tré Berry III🖊️

With Japan routinely taking over the spotlight towards the end of the calendar year, there’s no better way than to officially cap off the 2010-2019 decade than to have 2 of the 3 best fighters from Japan both co-headlining bouts on December 31st. The focus on this one will be 4-division Champion and current WBO Super-Flyweight Titlist 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (24-2-0, 14KO👊). He will be facing off against undefeated WBO mandatory #1 🇵🇷Jeyvier “El Perrito” Cintron (11-0-0, 5KO👊) of Puerto Rico. This strong card will take place at the 🏟️OTA-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading “WBO Super-Flyweight Champion Kazuto Ioka and Jeyvier Cintron to Cap off the Decade”

On the Radar:📡 Kazuto Ioka

(A look-back to 2019’s History Makers)

BOXER: 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka🇯🇵

FEAT ACCOMPLISHED: Becoming the first Japanese fighter to Win World Titles in 4-divisions.

THE PATH TO THE GOAL:📈 Looking back to June 19th, 2019, Japan’s 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka took on heralded top-challenger Aston Palicte of the Philippines to earn rights to be called the WBO Super-Flyweight World Champion. For Ioka, this was everything that he had worked towards since coming back from his brief retirement that lasted approximately 17 months. Continue reading “On the Radar:📡 Kazuto Ioka”

Kazuto Ioka Becomes Japan’s First 4-Division World Champion by Stopping Aston Palicte Late

Concluding just minutes ago, 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (24-2-0, 14KO) is your new WBO Super-Flyweight Champion after he pressed the action late to pummel 🇵🇭Aston Palicte (25-3-1, 21KO) in the 10th round, with a barrage of power shots, following the initial right hand that had him staggered earlier in the round to put himself into the record books, not just by becoming Japan’s only 4-division Champion, but by tying 🇺🇸Oscar De La Hoya in achieving this fight in the fewest amount of wins (24)…
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A Great Fighter Taking a Second Crack at History-Kazuto Ioka vs. Aston Palicte

Japanese great & fringe Hall-of-Famer 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (23-2-0, 13KO) in a headliner bout will get back in the ring on June 19th to take on solid battle-tested Super-Flyweight 🇵🇭Aston Palicte (25-2-1, 21KO) of the Phillipine’s in pursuit of the vacant WBO Super-Flyweight World Title Belt. Continue reading “A Great Fighter Taking a Second Crack at History-Kazuto Ioka vs. Aston Palicte”