Taguchi and Kyoguchi Victorious in Their Respective World Title Fights!
|L-Kohei Kono, M-Ryoichi Taguchi,, R-Hiroto Kyuguchi|
Ota City General Gymnasium, Tokyo Japan - Watanabe boxers were both victorious on their respective world title fights earlier.
In co-feature bout Ryoichi Taguchi (26-2-2,12) marked sixth defense of his WBA light flyweight world title after he stopped Columbia's Robert Barrera (18-2,12) in 9th round. In main event former OPBF Minimumweight world champion Hiroto Kyoguchi (8-0,6) acquired the IBF Minimumweight world title in his 8th fight when he outscored the former champion Mexican Jose Argumedo (20-4-1,12) . Three judges came up with 116-111, 116-111, 115-112 all in favor of Japanese boxer.