2014 best BOXING fight – Katsunari Takayama vs Francisco Rodriguez – full fight Video WBO


Fight rated 5 stars by AllTheBestFights.comReview: 2014-08-09, epic and very exciting battle thanks to an amazing performance by two of the best boxers in the world (we would like to know how many punches they threw and landed): Katsunari Takayama vs Francisco Rodriguez Jr is a candidate for Fight of the Year 2014 and it gets five stars! Katsunari Takayama entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 27-6-0 (10 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 minimumweight in the world, he suffered his last defeat in 2012 when he faced Mateo Handig (via split decision), but after that bout he won the Ibf belt against Mario Rodriguez (=Rodriguez vs Takayama) and defended the title twice: against Vergilio Silvano (=Takayama vs Silvano) and Shin Ono (=Takayama vs Ono).
His opponent, the 21-year-old Francisco Rodriguez Jr (ten years younger than Takayama), has an official record of 14-2-0 (10 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 in the same weight class, he lost his last bout in 2013 when he faced Roman Gonzalez (=Gonzalez vs Rodriguez Jr); after that bout he won three times and in his last fight he won the Wbo belt against Merlito Sabillo (=Sabillo vs Rodriguez Jr). Takayama vs Rodriguez Jr is valid for the IBF and WBO minimumweight titles. Watch the video and rate this fight!



Date: 2014-08-09

Where: Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico

Division: minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg)

Title: IBF and WBO minimumweight titles

Result: Click here to show the fight’s result
Francisco Rodriguez Jr def. Katsunari Takayama (unanimous decision, 116-111, 119-108, 115-112)


Takayama’s previous fight: Katsunari Takayama vs Shin Ono

Rodriguez Jr’s previous fight: Merlito Sabillo vs Francisco Rodriguez Jr

Rodriguez’s next fight: Francisco Rodriguez Jr vs Jomar Fajardo

Takayama’s next fight: Katsunari Takayama vs Go Odaira


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