Takashi Uchiyama Targets Adrien Broner Unification

By Ricardo Archibold Mendez,

Japanese boxer Takashi Uchiyama (18-0, 15KOs), the current super featherweight (130 pounds) champion of the World Association, has no problem with a future clash against Panamanian Celestino Caballero, but he would rather secure a unification bout with WBO king Adrien Broner (23-0, 19KOs). Caballero, the WBA's champion at featherweight, would like to move up in weight to challenge Uchiyama.

"Caballero is a great champion, and I'm sure the day will come where I will face him. At the moment, I want to unify my title against American boxer Adrien Broner, the champion of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) at 130-pounds, and then in the future I would like to fight against Celestino Caballero," Uchiyama said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Longjab10 on 03-11-2012

As an asian, WE think America is the BIG stage, and is a fair ground for all ethnicity. Except in St. Louis, (only kiddin')

Comment by woo9115 on 03-10-2012

I thought Japanese boxers only recognize the WBC/WBA as titles and disregard the IBF and WBO?

Comment by sd southpaw on 03-10-2012

[QUOTE=Check;11873353]You are ignorant and I don't like to pay attention to your posts but when is the last time Pacquaio fought outside of America or Sergio Martinez? Look how Hatton and Khans career went, or are going. Either they are…

Comment by Boxingtech718v2 on 03-10-2012

I can't believe people think this bum Uchiyama stands a chance. He will get KO'd early just like Eloy did. The same people saying this said Paul Williams was going to lose to that other Ishida hype job. I hope…

Comment by JmH Reborn on 03-10-2012

If Broner went to Japan to snatch that title...I may give a smidgen of respect for the kid. Its a good fight, hope it happens

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