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Ano-os Gets Split Nod Win Over Kuninobu Shimamura

By Ronnie Nathanielsz

No. 8 ranked Filipino super lightweight RJ “Sharp” Ano-os has scored an eight round split decision win over Japan’s No. 5 ranked Kuninobu Shimamura in Tokyo.

With the win  Ano-os improved to 8-4-1 with 2 knockouts while the 28 year old  Shimamura dropped to 15-3 with 10 knockouts.

Ano-os was coming off a 6th round knockout loss to Joseph Van Minoza last July 21, 2012 in a fight where he was dropped twice in the fatal sixth round.

Shimamura on the other hand won his last three fights all by knockout including a 1st round TKO over Yusike Kikuchi in an scheduled eight round bout last April 26.

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