TETSUYA AND KUNITAKA READY
FOR WORLD TITLE SHOTS IN JAPAN

3 Aug 2014


Tetsuya Yamato lands a roundhouse body kick.

Japan?s outstanding Muaythai world title contender Tetsuya has produced another powerful performance, adding more weight to his impressive credentials to challenge for the WBC world super lightweight championship.

Tetsuya, the WBC International Super Lightweight Champion, scored a third round TKO at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo on July 21, after two
successive defenses of his WBC International title.

One of his loses resulted from an elbow cut stoppage against Thailand?s world champion Sukkedao. Since then Tetsuya has adopted a tighter defense against elbow strikes.

Tetsuya is now primed for a world title shot being scheduled in Tokyo later this year.

Tetsuya started his latest contest absorbing his opponent?s low roundhouse kicks. The Japanese champion applied pressure in the second round with mixed punches with kicks. In the third round he moved into close range landing uppercut punches, and the referee call an end to the contest with a TKO decision.

Tetsuya (26) extended his winning record to 32 with 23 KO and 11 loses.

In the other feature contests Kunitaka, the WBC International Super bantamweight champion had a close points victory over his country rival Keisuke Miyamoto.

The majority decision of the judges cards: 50?49?48?49?49?48

The contest warmed up in the exciting 3rd and 4th rounds with both fighters aggressively landing elbow strikes and solid kicks.

The heat continued in the final fifth with Kunitaka scoring a narrow win.

Kunitaka has an impressive record of 42 Wins (27KO) and is now set for a world title shot, while Keisuke added to his rising star reputation with 17 wins (6KO) 3 Draw, 5 loses.



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In the national showdown contests Kunitaka, the WBC International Super bantamweight champion had a close points victory over his country rival Keisuke Miyamoto.

The majority decision by the judges scores: 50?49?48?49?49?48

The fight warmed up in the 3rd and 4th rounds with both fighters aggressively landing elbow strikes and solid kicks.

The heat continued in the final fifth with Kunitaka scoring a narrow win.

Kunitaka with an impressive record of 42 Wins (27KO) is now set for a world title shot while Keisuke added to his rising star profile with 17Wins (6KO) 3 Draw, 5 loses.

In a quality country championship Teyon became the new Japan Super Lightweight Championship with a 4th round TK victory against Taca.


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