Both undefeated, the Japanese Reiya Konishi entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 15-0-0 (5 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.17 minimumweight in the world while his opponent, Carlos Canizales, has an official record of 19-0-1 (16 KOs=84%) and he entered as the No.19 light flyweight. Both boxers fought three times in 2017: Konishi won over Masataka Taniguchi, Shin Ono and Kenta Matsui while Canizales beat Freddy Beleno, Argenis Cheremo and Yenrry Bermudez; the only man who stopped Canizales in a draw was Ryoichi Taguchi in 2016 (Ryoichi Taguchi vs Carlos Canizales). Konishi vs Canizales is valid for the vacant WBA World light flyweight title; undercard of Ryuya Yamanaka vs Moises Calleros. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Portopia Hotel, Kobe, Japan
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: vacant WBA World light flyweight title
Canizales’ next fight: Carlos Canizales vs Bin Lu
Konishi vs Canizales full fight video:
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