The 19-year-old Taiga (13 years younger than Yamamoto) entered this fight with a pro kickboxing record of 12-3-0 (3 knockouts) while his opponent, the 2009 Krush champion Masahiro Yamamoto, has an official record of 46-15-7 (13 knockouts). Taiga comes off two consecutive losses, against Takeru (2015 Fight of the Year candidate Takeru vs Taiga 2) and Leona Pettas, while Yamamoto fought twice last year beating Gagny Baradji but then he was defeated by Koya Urabe. Taiga vs Yamamoto is the quarter final of the K-1 World GP 2016 -60kg Japan tournament; undercard of Takeru vs Yoadsenchai Sor Sopit. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Review: 2012-07-21, high pace and high level of technique by both fighters: Javier Hernandez vs Masahiro Yamamoto gets three stars. Javier Hernandez (25-4-0) entered as the No.13 lightweight in the world while Masahiro Yamamoto entered as the No.20. Hernandez vs Yamamoto is valid for the It’s Showtime World Title 61kg; undercard of Andy Souwer vs Zeben Diaz (It’s Showtime 59). Watch the video!