Uchiyama vs. Kaneko: Earle Will Be The Third Man

By Hilmar Rojas

Hubert Earle will be the third man in the ring for Takashi Uchiyama's next defense of the World Boxing Association featherweight title on December 31 in Ota City, Tokyo. Uchiyama (20-0-1) is defending his title for the eitgth time, and third time as the main event on a New Year's Eve boxing card. This time Daiki Kaneko (19-2-3) is the challenger.

The judges are Takeo Harada, Takashi Shimakawa and Kazunobuo Asao. The supervisor will be Renzo Bagnariol. Uchiyama won the title on January 11, 2010 when he knocked out Juan Carlos Salgado of Mexico.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Hougigo on 12-29-2013

[QUOTE=BennyST;14079039]Uchiyama needs to get some bigger names. He's not exactly a spring chicken and hue hasn't a big name in a couple of years now. He's inna huge division with a lot of great talent and some big names, but…

Comment by BennyST on 12-29-2013

Uchiyama needs to get some bigger names. He's not exactly a spring chicken and hue hasn't a big name in a couple of years now. He's inna huge division with a lot of great talent and some big names, but…

Comment by Hougigo on 12-29-2013

My bad, was thinking of Miura...who's fighting Jordan

Comment by Young Money on 12-29-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;14078691]All three judges are Japanese?[/QUOTE] Yes, the opponent is also Japanese and they are fighting in Japan.

Comment by Rpgboxen on 12-29-2013

Earle is a good ref. don't know much about the challenger kaneko

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