The world champion in three different weight classes Kazuto Ioka entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 21-1-0 (13 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). He suffered his only loss when he faced Amnat Ruenroeng in 2014 (via split decision, Ioka vs Ruenroeng), after this bout he has won seven bouts beating Keyvin Lara (=Ioka vs Lara) and Yutthana Kaensa in 2016 (=Ioka vs Kaensa).
His opponent, Noknoi Sitthiprasert (also known as Noknoi CP Freshmart), has an official record of 62-4-0 (38 knockouts) and he entered as the No.27 in the same weight class. He suffered four consecutive defeats between 2004 and 2005, since then he has won 61 consecutive fights! Kazuto Ioka vs Noknoi Sitthiprasert is valid for the WBA World flyweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBA World flyweight title
Ioka’s previous fight: Kazuto Ioka vs Yutthana Kaensa
Ioka vs Sitthiprasert Fight Video:
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