(JULY 23) Last night at Korakuen Hall, in Tokyo, Japan,
35-year old Naomi Yamaguchi, of Tokyo,
faced 31-year old Chuthaporn Pradissan, of Bangkok, Thailand, in
an super flyweight eight rounder non-title bout. Yamaguchi
was originally tentatively fighting Daniela Bermudez, but
according to our sources, the contracts for a unification
title failed in the negotiations. In Yamaguchi's fight
with Pradissan, Yamaguchi won by a first round [1:56] KO over
Kayoko Ebata vs. Cho-Rong Son
Eight Rounds - Vacant OPBF Flyweight Title
Photo: Kayoko Ebata
In the semi-final of this event,
Kayoko Ebata, of Tokyo, won over 26-year old Cho-Rong Son,
of Seongnam City, South Korea, by a unanimous decision, and
Ebata won the belt that was vacant, and became the new OPBF flyweight champion.
Final judges scores were 79-73, 78-73, and 78-73.