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Naoya Inoue-David Carmona, Yaegashi-Tecuapetra Set, May 8

On Wednesday at the Grand Palace Hotel in Tokyo, a press conference was organized by Japanese former world champion Hideyuki Ohashi, who is the president of Ohashi Boxing Gym Yokohama City. In the pre...Read More

Erik Morales: Yaegashi vs. Mendoza Rematch in Play

Mexico's Javier "Cobra" Mendoza (24-3-1, 19KOs) was unable to solve the puzzle of Japanese contender Akira Yaegashi (23-5, 12KOs), who picked up a unanimous decision victory on Wednesday in Tokyo, and...Read More

Yaegashi Dominates Mendoza To Claim Junior Flyweight Crown

It took two tries and a full 52-week wait between opportunities, but Akira Yaegashi is now a three-division champ....Read More

Inoue, Parrenas Make Weight For Super Flyweight Title Tilt

It will have been exactly 52 weeks since the last time Naoya Inoue and Akira Yaegashi appeared on the same card. The night ended with Inoue knocking out long-reigning super flyweight champ Omar Narvae...Read More

Mendoza Continues Grind For IBF Defense With Yaegashi

Mexico's Javier Mendoza is already in Tokyo, where he is finalizing his training camp ahead of the scheduled defense of flyweight title of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) against former WBC ...Read More

Inoue-Parrenas Tops 12/29 Tripleheader In Tokyo

Unbeaten super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue is officially set to return to the ring. The 22-year old wunderkind is healed up and prepared to defend his title versus Philippines' Warlito Parrenas on ...Read More

Yaegashi Stops Said In Three, Eyes Another Title Shot

Former two-division champ Akira Yaegashi picked up his second straight win on his rebuilding stopping Said M Said in three rounds Thursday evening in Tokyo, Japan. ...Read More

Akira Yaegashi Routs Phosuwangym In Ring Return

Former World flyweight king Akira Yaegashi picked up his first win in more than a year after stopping Thailand's Songsaenglek Phosuwangym in two rounds Friday evening in Tokyo, Japan. The bout ser...Read More

Miura, Dib, Yaegashi Make Weight For 5/1 Bill In Tokyo

Takashi Miura is set to make the fourth defense of his junior lightweighe belt, while Billy Dib guns for the upset on the road and his second title reign in as many weight classes. In chief support, f...Read More

Miura-Dib: Akira Yaegashi Added To Show In Ring Return

Shortly following his knockout loss to Róman Gonzalez last September, former two-division champ Akira Yaegashi had designs of one day becoming a three-division champ. That dream remains alive, althoug...Read More

Yaegashi-Guevara: BoxingScene.com Staff Predictions

With Naoya Inoue moving up two weight classes to challenge for Omar Narvaez’ super flyweight title, comes a vacancy in the junior flyweight division. The mere announcement of a belt up for grabs was e...Read More

Pedro Guevara: This Win Is For All of Mazatlan!

Pedro Guevara sacrificed through the holiday season to achieve his dream of winning a major title. The pain of being separated from loved ones through Christmas and New Year’s were compensated in the ...Read More

Pedro Guevara Ices Yaegashi In Seven For 108 Lb. Title

It turned out to be a Happy New Year indeed for Pedro Guevara, who traveled halfway around the globe to capture his first major title. The dream was realized courtesy of a one-punch body shot knockout...Read More

Photos: Guevara Turns Back Yaegashi With a Knockout

It turned out to be a Happy New Year indeed for Pedro Guevara, who traveled halfway around the globe to capture his first major title. The dream was realized courtesy of a one-punch body shot knockout...Read More

Inoue A Win Away From Shaking Up Fighter Of Year Race

In a fight that has major Year-End awards - including Fighter of the Year - on pause, precocious Naoya Inoue moves up two weight classes to take on long-reigning 115 lb. titlist Omar Narvaez. Their cl...Read More

Photos/Weights: Narvaez-Inoue, Linares-Prieto, Yaegashi

The official weigh-in was held for Teiken Promotions' “Boxing Fest 2014 Súper Boxeo” - which takes place on December 30th at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan. Jorge Linares (37-3, 24 KOs) faces...Read More

Photos: Narvaez-Inoue, Linares-Prieto Final Presser

The final press conference was held for Teiken Promotions' “Boxing Fest 2014 Súper Boxeo” - which takes place on December 30th at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan. Jorge Linares (37-3, 24 KOs) ...Read More

Guevara Confident Of Coming Home With Green Belt

Pedro Guevara fights away from home for the first time as a pro, but is confident of leaving Japan with the biggest win of his career along with his first major title in the process. The 24-year o...Read More

Guevara Plans To Give a Battle To Akira Yaegashi

Mexico’s Pedro “Jibran” Guevara is ready to face Japan’s Akira Yaegashi for the vacant World Boxing Council light flyweight title at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo on December 30 and has been training ...Read More

Inoues vs. Narvaez Bros., Yaegashi-Guevara For 12/30

A family feud and a pursuit of history pave the way for a loaded December 30 show in Tokyo, Japan. Naoya Inoue is already abandoning the 108 lb. division, moving up two weight classes in pursuit o...Read More