The undefeated Wbc Flw champion Daigo Higa entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 14-0-0 (14 KOs=100%) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Donnie Nietes). He fought three times last year winning over Diomel Diocos, Juan Hernandez Navarrete (=Navarrete vs Higa) and Thomas Masson (=Higa vs Masson).
His opponent, the former world champion in two different weight classes Moises Fuentes, has a record of 25-4-1 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, with Kosei Tanaka (=Fuentes vs Tanaka) and Ulises Lara (=Fuentes vs Lara I) but then he took revenge on Lara in 2017 (=Fuentes vs Lara II). Higa vs Fuentes is valid for the WBC World flyweight title (Higa’s second defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Prefectural Budokan, Naha, Japan
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBC World flyweight title
Higa’s previous fight: Daigo Higa vs Thomas Masson
Fuentes’ previous fight: Moises Fuentes vs Ulises Lara 2
Higa’s next fight: Daigo Higa vs Cristofer Rosales
Fuentes’ next fight: Roman Gonzalez vs Moises Fuentes
Higa vs Fuentes full fight video:
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