Upset in Japan: Luis Nery stops long reigning champ Shinsuke Yamanaka to grab WBC bantamweight title

Shinsuke Yamanaka - The upset trend continues. Earlier today in Japan, in a battle of undefeated southpaws, defending and long reigning WBC bantamweight king Shinsuke Yamanaka shockingly lost his title ultra-aggressive challenger Luis Nery of Mexico. Or, to put it another way, Nery shocked Yamanka; stopping him in the fourth round of an exciting, memorable battle.

The upset trend continues. Earlier today in Japan, in a battle of undefeated southpaws, defending and long reigning WBC bantamweight king Shinsuke Yamanaka shockingly lost his title ultra-aggressive challenger Luis Nery of Mexico. Or, to put it another way, Nery shocked Yamanka; stopping him in the fourth round of an exciting, memorable battle.

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Yamanaka-Carlson final quotes

Final pleasantries between Carlos “Memin” Carlson (22-1, 13 KOs) and reigning WBC Bantamweight Champion Shinsuke Yamanaka (26-0-2, 18 KOs) were exchanged during Tuesday’s final press conference in Japan.

The 12-round championship fight is promoted by Teiken Promotions, in association with Thompson Boxing Promotions and originates from Ryogoku Sumo Arena in Tokyo this Thursday, March 2.

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