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Kazuto Ioka Decides To Retire From Boxing at 28

Twenty-eight-year-old Kazuto Ioka, who won world titles in three separate weight classes, announced Sunday that he will hang up his gloves and retire from the ring. "I'm satisfied with myself because ...Read More

News: Matthysse-Kiram, Barthelemy-Relikh II, Machado-Mensah

The World Boxing Association Championships Committee ordered this week three big fights, and the respective teams behind the boxers involved must start to negotiate. In the Super Lightweight division,...Read More

Kazuto Ioka Drops WBA Title, Future in Boxing is Unknown

WBA flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka relinquished his belt Thursday, his father and gym president Kazunori Ioka announced. The elder Ioka told a news conference his son had been scheduled to defend his ...Read More

Kazuto Ioka vs. Artem Dalakiam is Ordered By The WBA

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Championships Committee has ordered negotiations between the Japanese star Kazuto Ioka, who is the flyweight Champion, and Azerbaijani Artem Dalakiam, who is rated a...Read More

Daigo Higa Wants To Land Kazuto Ioka Unification

Daigo Higa said becoming the WBC flyweight champion last month has given him more to fight for as he resumed training on Friday. “Becoming a world champion has given me more goals,” Higa, who scored a...Read More

Kazuto Ioka Shines To Retain WBA Belt, Tapales Wins By TKO

Kazuto Ioka defended his WBA bantamweight crown for the fifth time on Sunday, winning a unanimous decision over Noknoi Sitthiprasert of Thailand. In the first title fight on the card at Edion Arena Os...Read More

Kazuto Ioka Survives Knockdown, Stomps Stamp Kiatniwat In Seven

Kazuto Ioka survived a second-round knockdown to score two of his own in stomping Thailand's Stamp Kiatniwat in the 7th round of their flyweight title fight Saturday evening in Kyoto, Japan....Read More

Stamp Kiatniwat is Facing a Tall Order in Kazuto Ioka Title Clash

Thailand's Stamp Kiatniwat will enter the ring as the underdog when he takes on WBA flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka of Japan on New Year's Eve....Read More

"Fighting Words" - Seven More Before We Hit The Road

by David P. Greisman - It’s fitting that the final notable bouts of the year take place in Japan. As has become tradition, it is in the Land of the Rising Sun that the sun sets on boxing in 2016. This...Read More

Kazuto Ioka-Stamp Kiatniwat Negotiations Ordered By The WBA

The World Boxing Association has instructed representatives of WBA World flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka and interim WBA World flyweight titlist Stamp Kiatniwat to begin negotiations for a championship...Read More

Juan Francisco Estrada Vacates The WBA Flyweight Crown

The World Boxing Association has announced that Juan Francisco Estrada has officially vacated his flyweight belt. Estrada has been dealing with a bad hand injury which has kept him on the shelf since ...Read More

Juan Francisco Estrada Ready To Face Kazuto Ioka in October

The WBA began consolidating their total number of champions earlier this year by ordering several fights between their 'super,' 'regular' and interim champions. One of the bouts that was ordered was ...Read More

Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Kazuto Ioka is Likely Purse Bid Bound

Last month, the World Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association ordered the negotiations between Juan Francisco "El Gallo" Estrada of Mexico - who holds the super champion in the flyweig...Read More

Estrada-Nietes Pushed Back To 2017 After WBA Order For Ioka

The much awaited bid of WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes to face WBO/WBA champion Juan Francisco Estrada has been postponed for next year. ...Read More

Ioka Fends Off Lara For Late KO, Guzman Beats Wake in War

WBA flyweight "regular" titleholder Kazuto Ioka (20-1, 12 KOs) successfully overcame the spirited challenge of Nicaraguan fighter Keyvin Lara (18-2-1, 6 KOs). Lara started the bout like a train and...Read More

Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Kazuto Ioka Ordered By The WBA

The World Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association ordered the negotiations between Juan Francisco "El Gallo" Estrada of Mexico - who holds the super champion in the flyweight division ...Read More

Ioka Silences Critics With Knockout In Reveco Rematch

Whatever controversy came of their first meeting, Kazuto Ioka proved to be the better man in an 11th round stoppage win over Juan Carlos Reveco in their flyweight title fight rematch Thursday evening ...Read More

Reveco Vows To Give Everything To Regain Belt From Ioka

Argentine contender Juan Carlos Reveco is getting ready in Osaka, where on December 31 he will look to recover the 112 pound world titl of the World Boxing Association that he lost to Kazuto Ioka last...Read More

Kazuto Ioka-Juan Carlos Reveco II on December 31

At the Ioka Boxing Gym in Osaka City, it was officially announced that WBA (World Boxing Association) flyweight world champion Kazuto Ioka (18-1, 10KOs, 26-years-old, will make the second defense of h...Read More

Ioka Cruises Past Sosa, Braces For Reveco Rematch

Kazuto Ioka made the first successful defense of his flyweight title, cruising to a virtual shutout of Argentina's Roberto Domingo Sosa over 12 rounds Sunday evening at home in Osaka, Japan. Scores...Read More