The undefeated world champion in three different weight classes Kosei Tanaka entered this fight with a perfect record of 14-0-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 flyweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has won over Sho Kimura (4-stars fight, Sho Kimura vs Kosei Tanaka), Ryoichi Taguchi (Kosei Tanaka vs Ryoichi Taguchi) and Jonathan Gonzalez (Kosei Tanaka vs Jonathan Gonzalez).
His opponent, Wulan Tuolehazi, has an official boxing record of 13-3-1 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Xian Qian Wei in 2016, since then he has collected eleven victories and one draw beating Satoshi Tanaka in his last one. Tanaka vs Tuolehazi is valid for the WBO World flyweight title (Kosei’s third defense); undercard of Kazuto Ioka vs Jeyvier Cintron. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan
Division: flyweight (112 lbs, 50.8 kg)
Title: WBO World flyweight title
Tanaka’s next fight: Kosei Tanaka vs Kazuto Ioka
Tanaka vs Tuolehazi full fight video:
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