Photos: Yamanaka Turns Back Darchinyan, Aoh Wins Big

Shinsuke Yamanaka (15-0-2, 11KO) turned back the challenge of Vic Darchinyan (37-4-1, 27KO) with a 12-round unanimous decision win Friday evening at the International Forum in Tokyo, Japan. Scores were 116-112 (twice) and 117-111 for Yamanaka, who was making the first defense of his bantamweight belt.

Takahario Aoh (23-2-1, 10KO) made the third defense of his super featherweight belt with a 12-round decision over determined Thai challenger Terdsak Kokeitgym (46-4-1, 31KO). Scores were 116-112 (twice) and a far too wide 118-110 in what was a sensational battle.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nesgto on 04-07-2012

vic needs to take a break back to back loses is not good plus after move up he hasn't been the same

Comment by sebastianb7312 on 04-06-2012

As I predicted Vic wld lose and he did! Sux the guy needs to think of retiring he has nuthin to prove! He's fought the best of the best, he's made up to half a million for a fight ,…

Comment by sako5 on 04-06-2012

My boy Vic should start to think about retirement. He doesn't have anything else to prove, he was one of the most exciting fighter of the last year, he unified a weightclass that had never been before, he's a wealthy…

Comment by Best in Boxing on 04-06-2012

Vics time on top is done ....

Comment by seal on 04-06-2012

Vic should go back to 112 to beat up on little guys. He has no true skills.

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