The undefeated Wbc Bw champion Luis Nery entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 25-0-0 (19 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 bantamweight in the world. ‘Pantera’ Nery fought three times last year winning over Jesus Martinez (Nery vs Martinez), Shinsuke Yamanaka (Yamanaka vs Nery) and Arthur Villanueva (Luis Nery vs Arthur Villanueva).
His opponent, the former Wbc Bw champion Shinsuke Yamanaka, has a record of 27-1-2 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. Before losing to Nery he had beat Carlos Carlson in 2017 (Yamanaka vs Carlson) while in 2016 he had defeated Liborio Solis (Yamanaka vs Solis) and Anselmo Moreno (4-stars fight, Yamanaka vs Moreno 2). Nery vs Yamanaka 2 is valid for the vacant WBC World bantamweight title (just for Yamanaka because Nery failed to make the 118 lb weight limit’s). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Division: bantamweight (118 lbs, 53.5 kg)
Title: vacant WBC World bantamweight title
Nery’s previous fight: Luis Nery vs Arthur Villanueva
Yamanaka’s previous fight: Shinsuke Yamanaka vs Luis Nery I
Nery’s next fight: Luis Nery vs Jason Canoy
Nery vs Yamanaka 2 full fight video:
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Full fight – amateur