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Photos: Miura Beats Sergio Thompson in Cancun War

Plaza De Toros, Cancun, Mexico - WBC super featherweight champion Takashi Miura (26-2-2, 19 KO’s) was in hostile territory but he still turned back the challenge of hard puncher Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson (31-3, 29 KO’s), with two knockdowns to win a twelve round unanimous decision. The scores were 113-112, 114-110 and 114-111. Mirua himself was down in the fight as well, when Thompson caught him in the eight. Photos by Ala Montiel and Sumio Yamada.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 08-19-2013

great bout, saw it live & have watched it 2x on dvd...Miura clear winner, especially w/some great body work...Yeo had trouble dealing w/a lefty...I had it 114-111...the 1 judge w/114-113 was 2 close...Miura would chop Ponce down b4 #8...let's give…

Comment by bigcursedawg on 08-18-2013

[QUOTE=blak81;13662305]The best fight this week and no one is talking about it.[/QUOTE] I still haven't seen it. I don't have foxdeportes and I was watching the HBO card. I'm waiting for someone to upload it. I hope someone does it…

Comment by blak81 on 08-18-2013

The best fight this week and no one is talking about it.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 08-18-2013

A Japanese champ went outside his country and beat the local guy in a war. That's what I like to see. Nothing but respect for Miura. I hope he will be ok.

Comment by Hougigo on 08-18-2013

[QUOTE=lopez36;13661648]so i'm hearing ponce de leon might get a shot at miura[/QUOTE] where'd you hear that?

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