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Canizales Outpoints Kimura In China, Retains 108-Pound Title

Venezuela’s Carlos Canizales, lodged the second successful defense of his WBA “Regular” junior flyweight title, outpointing former flyweight titlist Sho Kimura over 12 rounds Sunday evening in Fuzhou,...

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Can Xu, Shun Kubo Make Weight For Featherweight Title Fight

Topping perhaps the very best show of a content-heavy fight weekend, Can Xu and Shun Kubo are set for their World Boxing Association (WBA) secondary featherweight title fight. Both boxers easily made ...

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Xu Can vs. Shun Kubo WBA Title Clash on May 26 in China

Xu Can -- the reigning world champion from emerging boxing powerhouse, China -- will defend for the first time his WBA "regular" featherweight world strap against hard-hitting former world title ...

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BoxingScene's 2018 Fight of the Year: Tanaka vs. Kimura

BoxingScene's 2018 Fight of the Year: Tanaka vs. Kimura

By Thomas Gerbasi - On paper, it may look easy. Three titles in three weight classes in 12 fights, all at the age of 23. But that’s not the way it’s gone for Kosei Tanaka, who had visited the deck twi...

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Kosei Tanaka Beats Sho Kimura in Absolute War For WBO Title

Takeda Teva Ocean Arena, Nagoya - In what became an absolute war from start to finish, Kosei Tanaka (12-0, 7 KOs) became a three division world champion with a twelve round majority decision over Sho ...

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Kosei Tanaka vs. Sho Kimura on September 24 in Nagoya

Two-division champion Kosei Tanaka announced Tuesday he will challenge Sho Kimura for the World Boxing Organization flyweight belt in an all-Japanese showdown on Sept 24. The 11-0 Tanaka, who has prev...

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Niyomtrong Defeats Xiong, Kimura Stops Saludar in Six

Former world champion Xiong Zhao Zhong was unable to reclaim gold as he lost a twelve round unanimous decision to Thailand's Thammanoon Niyomtrong, who now retains the World Boxing Association (WBA) m...

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Paddy Barnes Already Has His Eyes Set on Sho Kimura

Despite having only five professional bouts under his belt, Paddy Barnes is already targeting the biggest fights at Flyweight. The Triple-Olympian is coming off a career-best performance against Eliec...

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WBO Flyweight Champ Kimura Batters Igarashi, Stops Him in 9th

In one of the bigger upsets of 2017, unheralded Japanese fighter Sho Kimura stopped famed two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming to claim the WBO flyweight belt. Kimura was a big underdog against ...

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Zou Shiming: I'll Fight Until My Last Breath To Recover My Belt!

Chinese boxing star Zou Shiming vowed Monday to "fight until my last breath" to recover the title he lost in Shanghai when he was knocked out in his first defence of the WBO flyweight crown. Two-time ...

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Sho Kimura Blasts Zou Shiming in Shocker To Win WBO Title

Kimura, given no chance by bookies at 10-1 and only ranked seventh in the WBO, stopped the two-time Olympic champion with a flourish of punches late in the 11th round of the 12-round contest before Zo...

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Zou Shiming and the Flyweight Remains

Tomorrow in Shanghai, 36-year old Zou Shiming (9-1, 2 KO) will attempt to add the one thing currently missing from his trophy case. He’s got three Olympic Gold medals. He’s got three additional amateu...

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