Written by Tré Berry III | 12/25/2020
Whatever you’re thinking, do not ✏️pencil in your 2020 yearly boxing awards just yet – boxing has one more “super-fight” scheduled on the last day of the year, and it will take place at the 🏟️Ota-City General Gymnasium in 🗾Tokyo, Japan.
Japan’s only ever 4-division World Titlist and reigning WBO Super-Flyweight belt holder 🇯🇵Kazuto Ioka (25-2-0, 14KO👊) will be up to take on the most talented fighter of his career, that being incredibly skilled 3-division Titlist 🇯🇵Kosei Tanaka (15-0-0, 9KO👊), who is moving up for what is also his biggest test as a professional, looking to cement himself into the record books in a multitude of ways. Continue reading “Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun to Host the Years Final Super-Fight (Kazuto Ioka vs. Kosei Tanaka)”
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”
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”
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”