The world champion in three different weight classes Kazuto Ioka entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 19-1-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.2 flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Roman Gonzalez). He suffered his only loss when he faced Amnat Ruenroeng in 2014 (via split decision, Ioka vs Ruenroeng), after this bout he has won five bouts beating Juan Carlos Reveco in his last one (=Ioka vs Reveco 2).
His opponent, Keyvin Lara, has a record of 18-1-1 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.19 in the same weight class. He lost to Luis Ruiz at his first professional fight but since then he has collected one draw and 18 consecutive victories. Ioka vs Lara is valid for the WBA World flyweight title; undercard of Shingo Wake vs Jonathan Guzman. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Edion Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBA World flyweight title
Ioka’s previous fight: Kazuto Ioka vs Juan Carlos Reveco 2
Ioka’s next fight: Kazuto Ioka vs Yutthana Kaensa
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