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Photos: Takashi Uchiyama Pounds Vasquez in Tokyo

Japan's Takashi Uchiyama pounded previously unbeaten Bryan Vasquez of Costa Rica to retain his WBA super featherweight title with an eight round technical knockout victory at the Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Also on the card, WBC super flyweight champion Yota Sato retained his championship with a twelve round unanimous decision over previously undefeated countryman Ryo Akaho.

Champion Tepparith Kokietgim of Thailand was shocked after being knocked out by Japanese challenger Kohei Kono in the fourth round of their WBA super flyweight title boxing bout.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TaurusJ27 on 01-01-2013

[QUOTE=PBP;12874921]50 Cent criticizing other promoters for not wanting to put their fighters in high risk fights. Well...back up your words and get Gamboa in the ring with this man.[/QUOTE] That would make a great fight for HBO.

Comment by ShoulderRoll on 12-31-2012

[QUOTE=Rosenlicht;12875646]Speed might trouble Uchiyama. At the same time if Gamboa leaves himself open to one of Uchiyama's power shots it's game over. [/QUOTE] That's true, Gamboa has shown himself to be a little chinny at times. He might be able…

Comment by Japanese Boxing on 12-31-2012

Any Sato vs Akaho videos yet?

Comment by Rosenlicht on 12-31-2012

Uchiyama, Gamboa, Broner. These three at some point should fight each other. They are sure to be interesting fights. Speed might trouble Uchiyama. At the same time if Gamboa leaves himself open to one of Uchiyama's power shots it's game…

Comment by Japanese Boxing on 12-31-2012

[QUOTE=SkillspayBills;12875573]Your name is "Japanese Boxing" so I'd understand the bias but.......come one man please live in reality.[/QUOTE] Reality is Uchiyama just unified the titles.

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