The former Wbo and Ibf minimumweight champion Francisco Rodriguez Jr entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 21-4-1 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). ‘Chihuas’ Rodriguez lost two consecutive bouts in 2015, against Donnie Nietes (=Nietes vs Rodriguez) and Moises Fuentes (=Rodriguez vs Fuentes), but he came back to win in 2016 beating Ramon Garcia Hirales (=Rodriguez vs Garcia Hirales), Johnny Michel Garcia and Crison Omayao (=Rodriguez Jr vs Omayao).
His opponent, Hajime Nagai, has a record of 14-7-2 (4 knockouts) and he entered as the No.64 super flyweight. He lost to Tonko Nakagawa in 2015 but then he has won over Ganbare Shota, Yuji Shimizu and Wisitsak Saiwaew. Francisco Rodriguez Jr vs Hajime Nagai is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Oasis Hotel Complex, Cancun, Mexico
Division: super flyweight (115 lbs, 52.2 kg)
Rodriguez’s previous fight: Francisco Rodriguez Jr vs Crison Omayao
Rodriguez’s next fight: Francisco Rodriguez Jr vs Hector Rolando Gusman
Rodriguez vs Nagai Fight Video:
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