Review: 2014-04-06, good pace and great finish: Akira Yaegashi vs Odilon Zaleta gets three stars. Akira Yaegashi entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 19-3-0 (9 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Kazuto Ioka losing also his WBA minimumweight title (=Ioka vs Yaegashi), since then he has moved up in weight class to the Flw division winning four consecutive bouts and the Wbc belt.
His opponent, Odilon Zaleta, has an official record of 15-3-0 (8 knockouts) and he entered as the No.20 in the same weight class, last year he fought just once losing to Mario Rodriguez via split decision. Yaegashi vs Zaleta is valid for the WBC flyweight title (Yaegashi’s first defense while it is the first world title shot for Zaleta). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBC flyweight title
Yaegashi’s previous fight: Akira Yaegashi vs Edgar Sosa
Yaegashi’s next fight: Akira Yaegashi vs Roman Gonzalez
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