The undefeated Wba super-Flw champion Khalid Yafai entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 21-0-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.5 super flyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Srisaket Sor Rungvisai). He fought four times last year winning over Dixon Flores (=Yafai vs Flores), Jozsef Ajtai, Johnson Tellez and Luis Concepcion (=Concepcion vs Yafai).
His opponent, Suguru Muranaka, has an official record of 25-2-1 (8 knockouts) and he entered as the No.22 in the same weight class. He suffered his last loss when he faced Tomoya Kaneshiro in 2006, since then he has collected 18 victories and one draw. Khalid Yafai vs Suguru Muranaka is valid for the WBA World super flyweight title (Kal’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, UK
Division: super flyweight (115 lbs, 52.2 kg)
Title: WBA World super flyweight title
Yafai’s previous fight: Luis Concepcion vs Khalid Yafai
Yafai’s next fight: Khalid Yafai vs Sho Ishida
Yafai vs Muranaka Fight Video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)