Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-01-06, the boxing match Masataka Taniguchi vs Melvin Jerusalem gets three stars thanks to a good finish.
Jerusalem vs Taniguchi is scheduled to take place Friday, January 6th, at the EDION Arena Osaka in Osaka (Japan), in a 12-round minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg) bout; it is valid for the WBO World minimumweight title (Taniguchi’s second defense) and it is on the undercard of Daniel Valladares vs Ginjiro Shigeoka. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Masataka Taniguchi record
The Wbo champion Masataka Taniguchi entered this fight with a record of 16-3-0 (11 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.3 minimumweight in the world.
He lost to Vic Saludar in 2019 (Vic Saludar vs Masataka Taniguchi) but since then he has won five bouts defeating Wilfredo Mendez and Kai Ishizawa in his last two.
Melvin Jerusalem record
His opponent, Melvin Jerusalem, has a boxing record of 19-2-0 (11 knockouts) and he entered as the No.16 in the minimumweight division.
He lost two consecutive fight in 2017, against Wanheng Menayothin (Wanheng Menayothin vs Melvin Jerusalem) and Joey Canoy, but then he has won eight bouts beating Ramel Antaran and Michael Camelion in 2022.
Jerusalem’s next fight: Oscar Collazo vs Melvin Jerusalem
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Masataka Taniguchi vs Melvin Jerusalem as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Taniguchi vs Jerusalem fight?
Melvin Jerusalem defeated Masataka Taniguchi via TKO at 1:04, round 2.