The former world champion in three different weight classes Jorge Linares entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 45-5-0 (28 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.10 super lightweight in the world but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Vasyl Lomachenko (Jorge Linares vs Vasyl Lomachenko) and Pablo Cesar Cano (Jorge Linares vs Pablo Cesar Cano); between these two bouts he beat Abner Cotto (Jorge Linares vs Abner Cotto).
His opponent, Al Toyogon, has an official record of 10-4-1 (6 knockouts) and he entered as the No.113 super featherweight. He has already fought three times defeating Ryusei Ishii and losing to Ryo Sagawa and Shuya Masaki. Linares vs Toyogon is on the undercard of Yuki Nagano vs Makoto Kawasaki. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Division: lightweight (135 lbs, 61.2 kg)
Linares’ previous fight: Jorge Linares vs Pablo Cesar Cano
Linares’ next fight: Jorge Linares vs Carlos Morales
Linares vs Toyogon full fight video:
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