The undefeated Wbc Flw champion Daigo Higa entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 13-0-0 (13 KOs=100%) and he is ranked as the No.3 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). He has already fought twice in 2017 beating Diomel Diocos and Juan Hernandez Navarrete (=Navarrete vs Higa).
His opponent, Thomas Masson, has a record of 17-3-1 (5 knockouts) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Badis Ouari in 2012, since then he has collected nine consecutive victories defeating Joseafat Reyes and Oleksandr Hryshchuk in 2017. Higa vs Masson is valid for the WBC World flyweight title (Higa’s first defense); undercard of Hassan N’Dam vs Ryota Murata 2. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBC World flyweight title
Higa’s previous fight: Juan Hernandez Navarrete vs Daigo Higa
Higa vs Masson full fight video:
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