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Aoh Faces Diaz on 10/27, Wants Uchiyama Unification

TOKYO - Japan's Takahiro Aoh will defend his World Boxing Council (WBC) super featherweight title against Gamaliel Diaz of Mexico in October, his gym announced on Wednesday.

The match will take place in Tokyo on October 27.

It will be Aoh's fourth defence of the title since winning it in November 2010. He now has 23 wins, including 10 KOs against two defeats and a draw.

"I'm sure of my victory if I fight in my own style. By clearing this hurdle, I want to reach the summit," said Aoh, 28, who is also hoping for a unification match against World Boxing Association super featherweight champion Takashi Uchiyama.

Diaz, 31 and ranked fourth in the WBC, has 36 wins, including 17 KOs, against nine defeats and two draws.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by artfuL_ on 08-22-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12444820]Hmm thought the unfication bout could be for the RING title too but Aoh is actually ranked #3. Oh well, you never know RING is always pulling some sh1t out their ass so maybe they will put their belt on…

Comment by US Dirk Killer on 08-22-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12445025]That's how it used to be I believe but they keep switching it around.[/QUOTE] I remember before the recent switch, it was Anyone in the top 3 had to beat the other two

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 08-22-2012

[QUOTE=I am evol;12445016]I think it's anybody fighting people in the top 5 with each other and only beating them once... I have no clue. [b]But #1 against #2 should be enough in the new rules for the belt[/b][/QUOTE] That's how…

Comment by US Dirk Killer on 08-22-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12444994]They always changing rules around and sh1t but I try to keep up as much as I don't like it. Just put it this way, Donaire #3 is fighting #1 Nishioka for the RING belt. So if you ask me,…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 08-22-2012

[QUOTE=I am evol;12444898]Could work yea? I forgot what the rules were.... well the new ones, but if Aoh is number three, he can win the Ring belt with just fighting him[/QUOTE] They always changing rules around and sh1t but I…

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