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Uchiyama-Fortuna Mandatory Title Fight Ordered By WBA

In its continued efforts to consolidate the number of champions in each division, the World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered the camps for Takashi Uchiyama and Javier Fortuna to begin negotiations...Read More

Takashi Uchiyama Interested in Facing Nicholas Walters in U.S.

The team behind former world champion Nicholas Walters would prefer that their fighter continues his career at 126 pounds, but the hard-punching Jamaican is open to analyzing the possibility of a figh...Read More

Uchiyama Stops Flores In Three; Walters Clash Eyed For Spring

Takashi Uchiyama continued his New Year's Eve tradition of defending his super featherweight crown, the latest coming in a three-round destruction of overmatched Oliver Flores. A body shot was enough ...Read More

Photos/Weights: Uchiyama, Flores Ready For Battle

Japanese champion Takashi Uchiyama and his challenger, the Nicaraguan Oliver Flores, made weight for their scheduled showdown on Thursday December 31 in Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, where Uchi...Read More

Arum Has Big Plans For Walters, Beginning With Uchiyama

The working theory heading into his HBO-televised showdown with Jason Sosa was that Nicholas Walters merely needed to win in order to proceed with the next order of business. The unbeaten former feath...Read More

Oliver Flores Discusses Takashi Uchiyama Title Clash

LEON, NICARAGUA - With just a few days away from his first world title opportunity, WBA #6 rated super-featherweight contender, Oliver Flores (27-1-2, 17 KOS) talks about his upcoming fight with WBA w...Read More

Oliver Flores Vows To Knock Off Uchiyama on 12/31

LEON, NICARAGUA - WBA #7 rated super-featherweight contender, Oliver Flores (27-1-2, 17 KOS), is eager to show the world he is capable of dethroning WBA world champion Takashi Uchiyama (23-0-1, 19 KOs...Read More

Nicholas Walters is Very Willing To Face Uchiyama

As he prepares to return in December, former champion Nicholas Walters had a few minutes to answer the challenge of the World Boxing Association super featherweight champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan....Read More

Uchiyama-Flores, Taguchi-De La Rosa Double, 12/31

An official press conference was held to officially announce that WBA super featherweight champion Takashi Uchiyama (23-0-1, 19KOs) will defend his title against Nicaraguan contender Oliver Flores (...Read More

Fortuna Eyes Gamboa Clash, Uchiyama in America

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing is looking to secure a major fight for Javier Fortuna (29-0-1, 21KOs), who holds the WBA's "regular" super featherweight world title. Fortuna was in ac...Read More

Takashi Uchiyama Suffers Elbow Injury, Surgery is Set

The World Association super featherweight champion Takashi Uchiyama is suffering from an elbow injury and it now forces him to undergo surgery at the end of May. Uchiyama (23-0-1, 19 KO) recently defe...Read More

Uchiyama, Chuwatana Make Weight For Title Tilt

Takashi Uchiyama and Jomthong Chuwatana both made weight for their junior lightweight title fight, Wednesday evening in Tokyo, Japan. Uchiyama tipped the scales at 129.5 lbs. for the 11th defense o...Read More

Uchiyama Flattens Chuwatana In Two; Taguchi Wins

Takashi Uchiyama cemented his place atop the 130 lb. division after flattening previously unbeaten Jomthong Chuwatana in two rounds Wednesday evening in Tokyo, Japan....Read More

Uchiyama-Chuwatan: BoxingScene Staff Predictions

Takashi Uchiyama and Jomthong Chuwatana are set for their junior lightweight title fight, Wednesday evening in Tokyo, Japan. With the extended absence of former 130 lb. titlist Mikey Garcia, the ju...Read More

Uchiyama-Chuwatana Confirmed For 5/6 in Tokyo

There won't be another year-long layoff for Takashi Uchiyama, which is a good thing since the 130 lb. division can use the activity at the top level. The unbeaten long-reigning titlist returns to t...Read More

Walters, Uchiyama Elevated To WBA Super Champs

The super featherweight champion of the World Boxing Association, Japan's Takashi Uchiyama, have been promoted to the status of "super champion." The decision was endorsed by the WBA Championships ...Read More

Uchiyama Returns, Forces Perez To Quit After Nine

The co-author of traditional New Year’s Eve shows in Japan, unbeaten Takashi Uchiyama once again ended a boxing year on a high note. The long-reigning super featherweight titlist returned from a one-y...Read More

Photos: WBA Champions Celebrate in Tokyo, Japan

There was a big celebration at the end of the night at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Three WBA champions waved off 2014 with the belts in their grasps and WBA VP Gilberto Mendoza Jr....Read More

Photos: Takashi Uchiyama Turns Back Israel Perez

Unbeaten champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan has fended off a challenge from Israel Perez of Argentina to defend his World Boxing Association super featherweight title for the ninth time. The vetera...Read More

Uchiyama, Perez Make Weight For Final Title Fight of '14

Takashi Uchiyama headlines his fourth consecutive New Year's Eve bash, this one marking his ring return following a one-year hiatus. The unbeaten super featherweight titlist puts his belt on the line ...Read More