Both undefeated, the 21-year-old world champion in two different weight classes Kosei Tanaka entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 8-0-0 (5 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 light flyweight in the world while his opponent, the 26-year-old Angel Acosta, has a record of 16-0-0 (16 KOs=100%) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Ganigan Lopez). Tanaka fought twice last year winning over Rene Patilano (=Tanaka vs Patilano) and Moises Fuentes (=Fuentes vs Tanaka) while ‘Tito’ Acosta fought three times defeating Erickson Martell, Juan Guzman and Luis Ceja; Acosta has also fought once in 2017 beating Japhet Uutoni. Kosei Tanaka vs Angel Acosta is valid for the WBO World light flyweight title (Tanaka’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya, Japan
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: WBO World light flyweight title
Tanaka’s previous fight: Moises Fuentes vs Kosei Tanaka
Tanaka vs Acosta Fight Video:
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