Photos: Yamanaka Scores a Deadly KO Win on Rojas

SENDAI, Japan -- Shinsuke Yamanaka of Japan stopped Mexico's Tomas Rojas 36 seconds into the seventh round on Saturday to retain the WBC bantamweight title.

Yamanaka (17-0-2, 12 KOs), making his second defense of the title he won in April, sent the challenger to the canvas with a left and Rojas (39-14-1) was unable to move for several minutes but left the ring under his own power. Photos by Naoki Fukuda

In another bout, Japan's Toshiyuki Igarashi (17-1-1, 10 KOs) outpointed Argentina's Nestor Narvaes (19-1-2) via a close twelve round majority decision in his first defense of his WBC flyweight title.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 11-03-2012

thank goodness 4 Utube..Japan's 2 best...

Comment by noStylez on 11-03-2012

Right on the button.

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 11-03-2012

With Moreno leaving bantum Yamanaka is arguably the best at that weight he and Santa Cruz are right up there

Comment by JKidd2624 on 11-03-2012

[url][/url] Just a brutal, very well executed combo from Yamanaka and Rojas is put to sleep before he ever hits the mat.

Comment by Japanese Boxing on 11-03-2012

SICK! Awesome KO. Japanese Boxing :boxing:

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