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Takashi Miura-Sergio Thompson in Play For August

By Miguel Rivera

Promoter Pepe Gomez says he is currently negotiating to stage a fight between WBC super featherweight champion Takashi Miura (25-2-2, 19KOs) of Japan against mandatory challenger Sergio "Yeyo" Thompson (27-2, 25KOs). The dates being discussed include August 15th and August 17th in Mexico.  Miura captured the title in April from Gamaliel Diaz, who went down four times in the contest before the referee waved things off in the ninth round.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 05-20-2013

Thompson has been waiting for his shot he was supposed to get Ao but he lost to long forgotten Diaz but his title days were short lived after Miura trounced him. Now this should turn out to be a solid…

Comment by Hougigo on 05-20-2013

Happy, but not so happy. Happy Sergio is getting the big time after Linares.... but I wanted a Uchiyama unification...that's a HUGE fight in Japan

Comment by any craic lad? on 05-20-2013

[QUOTE=ShovelThumb;13397912]On further research they already fought, maybe they don't feel a rematch would prove anything different.[/QUOTE] Ya they have already fought but Miura since has obviously won a title and in there fight Miura put Uchiyama down for the first…

Comment by any craic lad? on 05-20-2013

[QUOTE=GreatRubdini;13397875]Japanese champions never fight each other to unify until one of them loses a title but that goes the same with other countries who have multiple champions in the same divisions ex: Mexico, Germany, sometimes U.S[/QUOTE] True but Yaegeshi-Ioka bucked…

Comment by ShovelThumb on 05-20-2013

[QUOTE=any craic lad?;13397819]Thats the fight i was hoping for[/QUOTE] On further research they already fought, maybe they don't feel a rematch would prove anything different.

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