The Wba super-Fw champion Jezreel Corrales entered this fight with a professional record of 20-1-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 super featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Vasyl Lomachenko). He suffered his only loss when he faced Jhonatan Arenas in 2009, since then he has collected 19 victories and one no-contest.
His opponent, the former world champion in two different weight classes Takashi Uchiyama, has a boxing record of 24-1-1 (20 KOs=83%) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Jezreel Corrales in their first bout (=Uchiyama vs Corrales I). ‘El Invisible’ Corrales vs Uchiyama 2 is valid for the WBA Super World super featherweight title (Corrales’ first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Division: super featherweight (130 lbs, 59.0 kg)
Title: WBA Super World super featherweight title
Their previous fight: Takashi Uchiyama vs Jezreel Corrales I