2012 best BOXING fight – Nihito Arakawa vs Takehiro Shimada – full fight Video

4_stars_boxing_ranking_allthebestfightsReview: 2012-08-13, probably the bout between Nihito Arakawa and Takehiro Shimada is not very technical but the pace is astonishing thanks to the great performance by both fighters: Shimada vs Arakawa (red gloves) is a tough, exciting toe-to-toe fight with two knockdowns, definitely one of the best boxing fights of the year, four stars! Nihito Arakawa (22-1-1) entered as the No.6 lightweight in the world while Takehiro Shimada (27-5-1) entered as the No.46. Arakawa vs Shimada is valid for the OPBF lightweight title (Arakawa’s second defense). Watch the video!


 

Date: 2012-08-13

Where: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)

Title: OPBF lightweight title

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Nihito Arakawa def. Takehiro Shimada (TKO at 2:59, round 8 )

 

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