Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-05-08, bood performance by both boxers: the boxing fight Elwin Soto vs Katsunari Takayama gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2021).
Takayama vs Soto is valid for the WBO World light-flyweight title; undercard of Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Elwin Soto record
The Wbo light-Flw champion Elwin Soto entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 18-1-0 (12 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 light flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Ken Shiro).
‘La Pulga’ Soto was defeated by Danny Andujo in 2017 but since then he has won 16 consecutive fights beating Edward Heno (Elwin Soto vs Edward Heno), Javier Alejandro Rendon (Elwin Soto vs Javier Alejandro Rendon) and Carlos Buitrago in his last three (Elwin Soto vs Carlos Buitrago).
Katsunari Takayama record
His opponent, the former Wbc, Ibf and Wbo champ Katsunari Takayama, has a record of 32-8-0 (12 knockouts) and he entered as the No.27 in the light flyweight division.
He lost to Jose Argumedo in 2015 (Takayama vs Argumedo), but since then he has fought just twice beating Riku Kano in 2016 (Katsunari Takayama vs Riku Kano) and Reiya Konishi in 2020.
Soto’s next fight: Elwin Soto vs Jonathan Gonzalez
Soto vs Takayama full fight video / highlights
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Soto vs Takayama info
Where: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: WBO World light-flyweight title
Soto vs Takayama result
Elwin Soto defeated Katsunari Takayama via TKO at 2:4, round 9.
Soto vs Takayama post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Katsunari Takayama vs Elwin Soto post-fight interview.