Tag: Kazuto Ioka

Kosei Tanaka Vacates his WBO Title to Become Mandatory for Kazuto Ioka at Super-Flyweight 📰

By Tré Berry III🖊️

Upon undefeated P4P star 🇯🇵Kosei Tanaka (15-0-0, 9KO👊) being elevated to “Super Status” a few weeks back when it comes to privileges associated with the WBO, Tanaka decided to set his path towards inching closer to the mega fight that he wants.  Kosei Tanaka has decided to vacate his WBO Flyweight Title, and with the super status attached to his name, now becomes an immediate mandatory option for fellow great Japanese countrymen 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (25-2-0, 14KO👊) in the Super-Flyweight division. Continue reading “Kosei Tanaka Vacates his WBO Title to Become Mandatory for Kazuto Ioka at Super-Flyweight 📰”

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)…
Continue reading “Kazuto Ioka Becomes Japan’s First 4-Division World Champion by Stopping Aston Palicte Late”