The Wbo champion Ryuya Yamanaka entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 15-2-0 (4 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 minimumweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Knockout CP Freshmart). He lost to Roque Lauro in 2014 but then he has won eight consecutive bouts beating Khanongmek Sithkrukong and Tatsuya Fukuhara in 2017 (Tatsuya Fukuhara vs Ryuya Yamanaka).
His opponent, Moises Calleros, has a record of 28-7-1 (16 knockouts) and he entered as the No.11 in the same weight class. He fought four times last year losing to Tatsuya Fukuhara (4-stars fight, Moises Calleros vs Tatsuya Fukuhara) but then he beat Emmanuel Rodriguez, Mario Rodriguez (Moises Calleros vs Mario Rodriguez) and Samuel Garcia. Yamanaka vs Calleros is valid for the WBO World minimumweight title (Yamanaka’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Portopia Hotel, Kobe, Japan
Division: minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg)
Title: WBO World minimumweight title
Yamanaka’s previous fight: Tatsuya Fukuhara vs Ryuya Yamanaka
Calleros’ next fight: Jose Argumedo vs Moises Calleros
Yamanaka’s next fight: Ryuya Yamanaka vs Vic Saludar
Yamanaka vs Calleros full fight video:
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