(Rene Dacquel photo by Ryuta Kato)
Rene Dacquel is victorious in Japan once again after he outscored Hayato Kimura to retain his OPBF Superflyweight in Korakuen Hall Tokyo. Three judges gave scores of 116-112, 115-113,117-111 all in favor to champion.
Dacquel's 12 round unanimous decision win over Kimura is his third successive title defense in Japan since he won the title in 2016.
Dacquel improved his record to 20 wins with 6 knockouts, 1 draw and 6 losses and would also improve his world rating after the win while Kimura dropped to 26 win and 10 losses.