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Former 115 Lb. Champ Yota Sato Announces Retirement

By Jake Donovan - One month after watching his super flyweight title reign come to an end, Yota Sato has decided to also end his days as a prize fighter. The 29-year old announced his retirement Th...Read More

Srisaket Knocks Out Yota Sato, Becomes the WBC Champ

In an intense fight, Thailand slugger Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (19-3-1, 18 KO's) became the new WBC Super Flyweight world champion by knocking out Japanese Yota Sato (26-3-1, 12 KO's) on Friday (May 3) ...Read More

Yota Sato, Srisaket Ready For WBC World Title Showdown

WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Yota Sato (26-2-1, 12 KO’s) of Japan and Thailand challenger Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (18-3-1, 17 KO’s) weighted-in 115 lbs in their first try at the scale, clearing t...Read More

Srisaket Ready To Snatch WBC Crown From Yota Sato

Thailand vs Japan in world title boxing once again. The storied friendly boxing rivalry between the Thailand and Japan gets a new exciting chapter when hard-hitting world-rated Thai fighter Srisaket S...Read More

Yota Sato To Face Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on May 3rd

According to sources in Japan, WBC super flyweight champ Yota Sato (26-2-1, 12 KOs) will make the third defense of the title against former beltholder Srisaket Sor Rungvisai (17-3-1, 16 KOs) in Thaila...Read More

Takashi Uchiyama Crushes Bryan Vasquez In Eight Rounds

By Jake Donovan - Further proof that the election isn't over until all of the ballots are counted came in undercard action. Unheralded fringe contender Kohei Kono scored a major upset - officially and...Read More

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 Gymn...Read More

Uchiyama, Sato, Ioka in Historic Night on Dec. 31st

On December 31, Japan will have a historic night of boxing - as a total of five world championships will be at stake betwene two cards - three in Tokyo and two in Osaka. The JBC (Japan Boxing Commissi...Read More

Tepparith Eyes Sato Unification, While Nashiro Retires

Tepparith Singwancha has set his sights on a unification with WBC champion Yota Sato (25-2, 12KOs). Singwancha retained his WBA super flyweight title when he beat former champion Nobuo Nashiro in Osak...Read More

Tepparith Kokietgym Targets Yota Sato Unification Bout

WBA super flyweight champion Tepparith Kokietgym wants to fight WBC titleholder Yota Sato of Japan in a unification bout....Read More

WBC Champ Sato Responds to Tomoki Kameda Challenge

According to reports emanating from Japan, the infamous Kameda family have set their sights on WBC super flyweight king Yota Sato, having issued a challenge to the flashy champion. ...Read More

WBC Dispute Elorde's Claims on Yota Sato's Victory

The World Boxing Council believes super flyweight champion Yota Sato outboxed Filipino challenger Sylvester Lopez, the WBC Silver champion in Yokohama last Sunday. The sanctioning body disputed claims...Read More

Elorde Claims Sato Refused To Engage Sylvester Lopez

Promoter Gabriel "Bebot" Elorde Jr claims that World Boxing Council super flyweight Silver champion Sylvester Lopez failed in his bid to win the world crown from Japan's Yota Sato at the Bunka Gym in ...Read More

Yota Sato Beats Sylvester Lopez, Retains The WBC Title

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Japan's Yota Sato defended his World Boxing Council (WBC) super flyweight title beating Sylvester Lopez of the Philippines by a unanimous decision victory on Sunday. The three jud...Read More

Photos: Sylvester Lopez Sparring Hard For Sato Shot

Filipino contender Sylvester Lopez (24-2-1, 12KOs) is sparring hard to prepare for his title opportunity against WBC super flyweight champion Yota Sato (24-2-1, 12KOs) on July 8th at the Bunka Gym in ...Read More

Sylvester Lopez: "I'm After The Belt, Not The Money"

PARANAQUE, Philippines- Walking in to a small and worn out looking boxing gym located in the city of Paranaque, Philippines, people would not think that a formidable boxing contender is currently trai...Read More

Sato vs Lopez WBC Title Fight Negotiations Are Underway

Negotiations are underway for the mandatory title fight between WBC super flyweight silver champion Sylvester Lopez, and the WBC's full champion Yota Sato of Japan. Talks are ongoing between well know...Read More

Yota Sato May Defend His WBC Crown Against Kaovichit

Thailand's Denkaosan Kaovichit could get another shot at the world title against newly-crowned champion Yota Sato, his handlers said yesterday. ...Read More

Photos: Yota Sato Captures WBC Gold From Rungvisia

Yota Sato of Japan has dethroned Suriyan Sor Rungvisai of Thailand as World Boxing Council super-flyweight champion in a 12-round unanimous decision. Sato, 27, dominated Tuesday's match at Korakuen Ha...Read More

Sato vs. Lopez Title Fight Negotiations To Begin Shortly

World Boxing Council super flyweight silver champion Sylvester Lopez was at ringside together with his promoter Gabriel “Bebot” Elorde Jr to watch Japan’s Yota Sato win the world title by a unanimous ...Read More