The undefeated 19-year-old Kosei Tanaka (eight years younger than Yedras) entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 4-0-0 (2 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.4 minimumweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Wanheng Menayothin). He fought three times last year beating Ronelle Ferreras, Crison Omayao and Ryuji Hara.
His opponent, Julian Yedras (or Julian Yedra), has an official record of 24-1-0 (13 knockouts) and he entered as the No.38 in the same weight class. He suffered his only defeat in 2013 when he faced Carlos Buitrago (=Yedras vs Buitrago), after this bout he has won three fights. Tanaka vs Yedras is valid for the vacant WBO World minimumweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Park Arena, Komaki, Aichi, Japan
Division: minimumweight (105 lbs, 47.6 kg)
Title: vacant WBO World minimumweight title
Tanaka’s next fight: Kosei Tanaka vs Vic Saludar
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