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Rex Tso Training Very Hard For Clash With Kohei Kono

Hong Kong superstar boxer Rex Tso Sing-yu has been turning down potentially millions in endorsement contracts to fully focus on his upcoming glamour fight against Japanese Kohei Kono in October, it wa...Read More

Kyoguchi Wins IBF World Title: Ryoichi Taguchi, Kono Get KO Wins

The 23-year-old Kyoguchi became a champion in a Japanese record of 1 year and 3 months, while improving his unbeaten streak to eight with six knockouts. Argumedo fell to just his fourth loss in 25 bou...Read More

Ryoichi Taguchi Stakes WBA Belt Against Robert Barrera, July 23

Ryoichi Taguchi will put his WBA light flyweight title on the line next month, his Watanabe Gym announced Wednesday. Taguchi will make his sixth title defense at Ota Gymnasium on July 23 against Colom...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue Breaks Down, Stops Kohei Kono

WBO super flyweight champion and Japanese phenom Naoya Inoue had no problem safely extending his title defense streak to four, defeating ex-WBA champ and compatriot Kohei Kono with a sixth-round techn...Read More

Naoya Inoue Halts Kohei Kono In Six, Sets Sights On Roman Gonzalez

Two years ago on this very weekend, Naoya Inoue not only became a late entry in the Fighter of the Year race, but was granted such honors on these very pages. This time around, the 23-year old phen...Read More

Photos: Naoya Inoue, Akira Yaegashi Ready For Title Defenses

Japan's Naoya Inoue will defend his super flyweight title of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) for the fourth time when he takes on compatriot Kohei Kono in a stellar fight on Friday night at the Ar...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

Naoya Inoue vs. Kohei Kono, December 30 - WBO Sets Officials

The World Boxing Organization, chaired by President Francisco 'Paco' Valcárcel, has put everything in place for next Friday, December 30, at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan, where the champion Na...Read More

The Building Storm at Junior Bantamweight

The Building Storm at Junior Bantamweight

By Cliff Rold - In the lightest weight classes, it takes a little extra to garner broad attention. Lots of titles, spread across multiple geographic lines, rarely allow for the best in class to lock h...Read More

Luis Concepcion Unseats Kohei Kono, Taguchi Beats Miyazaki

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s hopes of winning Kohei Kono’s WBA world super flyweight title were thrown in to disarray on Wednesday night after the Japanese veteran suffered a sensational defeat in his mandatory ...Read More

Kohei Kono-Luis Concepcion: Pre-Fight Report Card

A good fight is a good fight no matter where on the scale, or where in the world, it takes place. Wednesday in Japan, fans could be treated to a pretty damn good fight between two genuine top ten figh...Read More

Rex Tso To Keep a Close Eye on Kono vs. Concepcion Outcome

Rex Tso Sing-yu’s hopes of fighting WBA champion Kohei Kono in December just got tougher after two other top Japanese boxers threw their hat in the ring. ...Read More

Kohei Kono-Luis Concepion is Ordered By The WBA

The World Boxing Association Championships Committee has ordered negotiations between WBA World super flyweight champion Kohei Kono (32-8-1, 13 KOs), from Tokyo, Japan, and WBA World interim super fly...Read More

Corrales Knocks Out Uchiyama In Two Rounds For 130-Pound Crown

Not even the dilemma of struggling to make weight and fighting on the road managed to faze Jezreel Corrales. Barely a day after requiring multiple attempts to boil down to the super featherweight ...Read More

Weights: Uchiyama-Corrales, Kono-Sitchamuang, Taguchi-Landaeta

All fighters made weight ahead of a loaded tripleheader of title fights to take place Wednesday evening in Tokyo, Japan. In the case of Jezreel Corrales, it took two tries, a two-hour sauna session an...Read More

Kono, Taguchi Land Opponents For April 27 Tokyo Triple

With the formal announcement on Wednesday of the April 27 super featherweight title consolidation clash between Takashi Uchiyama and Jezreel Corrales also came confirmation of opponents for two other ...Read More

Takashi Uchiyama-Jezreel Corrales Approved By WBA For April 27

The super champion of the World Boxing Association at super featherweight, Takashi Uchiyama of Japan, has received special permission by the World Championships Committee to defend his WBA title again...Read More

Roman Gonzalez Interested in Kohei Kono Title Clash

WBC flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez (44-0, 38KOs) is very motivated to win a fourth divisional title and he's received an open invitation to challenge 115-pound champion of the World B...Read More

Kohei Kono-Rex Tso Showdown in The Works For March

The super flyweight champion of the (World Boxing Association), Kohei Kono (31-8-1, 13KOs, is likely to defend his championship against on March date in China against undefeated southpaw and world ran...Read More

Luis Concepcion, Kohei Kono Ready For 2016 Showdown

After his unanimous decision victory in his trilogy bout with Mexico's Hernan 'Tyson' Marquez on December 17th in Panama, the interim-super flyweight world champion of the World Boxing Association (WB...Read More