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BoxingScene Awards 2016: The Best of The Rest

Every year, movie fans wait with breathless anticipation for the big ones. What will be Best Picture? Who was this years’ finest actor? Will Meryl Streep get her annual nomination?...Read More

Hozumi Hasegawa in Shock Retirement, Won't Defend WBC Belt

Three-division belt winner Hozumi Hasegawa announced his retirement on Friday, bringing his decorated 17-year boxing career to an end with a 36-5 record, including 16 knockouts....Read More

Rey Vargas is Confident WBC Will Force Hasegawa Title Shot

Rey "King" Vargas, who is ranked at number one under the World Boxing Council (WBC) in the super bantamweight division, is waiting for the date to face current world champion Hozumi Hasegawa of Japan....Read More

Rey Vargas Set Down as Mandatory To Hozumi Hasegawa

Although he thought his opponent would be the countryman Hugo Ruiz, who eventually lost the super bantamweight title of the World Boxing Council last Friday in Osaka, Japan, the sanctioning body has o...Read More

Hozumi Hasegawa Conquers Hugo Ruiz For Third World Title

Akira Yaegashi, meet Hozumi Hasegawa. The loyal boxing fans in Japan will have to make room in their hearts for two cult heroes, as Hasegawa resurrected his incredible - though believed to be fadin...Read More

Photos: Yamanaka-Moreno, Ruiz-Hasegawa Make Weight For War

The official weighin is in the books for the fighters involved in the WBC title bouts this Friday were successfully conducted at the Edion Arena in Osaka. Yamanaka weighed in at 118-pounds, while Mo...Read More

Photos: Yamanaka vs. Moreno II, Ruiz vs. Hasegawa Final Presser

The undefeated WBC bantamweight champion, Shinsuke Yamanaka, will be defending his crown in a rematch bout with Panamanian Anselmo 'Chemito' Moreno. While Hugo Ruiz will be defending his super bantamw...Read More

Hugo Ruiz Defends WBC Belt Against Hozumi Hasegawa in Japan

Trainer Rafael Guzman and promoter Oswaldo Küchle have confirmed that Hugo "Cuatito" Ruiz (36-3, 32KOs) will make the first defense of WBC super bantamweight title against former world champion Hozumi...Read More

Hasegawa Shocks Unbeaten Garcia In Landslide Win

Hozumi Hasegawa proved there is still plenty of air left in his tires, outpointing Horacio Garcia in a considerable upset Saturday evening in Kobe, Japan. Not only did Hasegawa pull of the shocker...Read More

Kiko Martinez Stops Hozumi Hasegawa In Seven Rounds

Kiko Martinez made the second successful defense of his super bantamweight title with a 7th round stoppage over former two division champ Hozumi Hasegawa in a spirited battle Wednesday evening in Osak...Read More

Kiko Martinez Talks Camp, Frampton-Cazares, Quigg

Next stop on Kiko Martínez’s world tour is Japan for the second defence of his IBF super-bantamweight title on April 23. Experienced Hozumi Hasegawa will be the man on the opposite side of the ring t...Read More

Martinez-Hasegawa, Yamanaka-Jamoya Double on 4/23

Shinsuke Yamanaka (20-0-2, 15KOs), the WBC bantamweight champ, and Hozumi Hasegawa (33-4, 15KOs), a former world champion in two different weight classes, will each fight in a world title doubleheader...Read More

Kiko Martinez-Hozumi Hasegawa Showdown is Inked

With contracts signed and only the date and exact venue left to finalize, Akihiko Honda of Teiken Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, Maravilla Box Promotions and Sampson Boxing are proud to announce t...Read More

Shinsuke Yamanaka Ices Jose Nieves In One

Less than 36 hours after Anselmo Moreno returned to the ring with a dominant performance, the long-reigning titlist was served an emphatic reminder that the title of world’s best bantamweight is still...Read More

Akira Yaegashi Turns Away Oscar Blanquet, Defends Title

Akira Yaegashi scored a well-earned unanimous decision over Oscar Blanquet for the first successful defense of his World flyweight championship Monday evening in Tokyo, Japan. The fan-friendly slug...Read More

Hozumi Hasegawa Faces Genaro Camargo on Aug. 11

The Shinsei Boxing Gym revealed officially that former two-division world champion Hozumi Hasegawa (32-4, 14 KOs, 32 years old) will face Mexican featherweight champion Genaro "Duro" Camargo (41-15, 3...Read More

Hozumi Hasegawa Returns, Stops Chantasith in Three

At the Municipal Gym in Kobe, Japan, the Shinsei Boxing Gym staged a show headlined by a popular local star. In the 10-round main event, former bantamweight and featherweight champion and current WBC ...Read More

Tunacao Flattens Esquivel In Seven; Hasegawa Tops Santos

By Jake Donovan - More than a decade after his last title fight, 35-year old Malcolm Tunacao has punched his way back into contention. The former lineal flyweight king earned a mandatory bantamwe...Read More

Photos/Weights: Hozuimi Hasegawa vs Arturo Santos

The weights are in for the battle between 2008 Mexican Olympian Arturo "King" Santos and two-division world champion Hozuimi Hasegawa. Both fighters made the super bantamweight limit of 122-pounds. Sa...Read More

Hasegawa To Face Santos on December 22 in Kobe

The Shinsei Boxing Gym in the city of Kobe held a press conference where it was officially announced that former world bantamweight and featherweight champion Hozumi Hasegawa (30-4, 13 KOs) will face ...Read More