Daigo Higa vs. Moises Fuentes – WBC stats

WBC Flyweight World Championship
February 4, 2018 / Prefectural Budokan / Naha, Okinawa, Japan
This will be the 1,991st world championship fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 54-year history.

TEIKEN PROMOTIONS PRESENTS:
DAIGO HIGA (Japan)
WBC Flyweight World Champion / 2nd Title Defense
Age: 22 / Date of birth: August 9, 1995
Residence: Tokyo, Japan / Birthplace: Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan
Record: 14-0, 14 KOs / Total rounds: 55
World championship fights: 2-0, 2 KOs
Height: 5’3.5” – 161cm / Reach: 65.4” – 165cm / Stance: Right-handed
Promoter: Teiken Promotions / Manager: Yoko Gushiken / Trainer: Jyoji Nogi

MOISES FUENTES (Mexico)
Ranked WBC No. 9 at Flyweight
Age: 30 / Date of birth: September 20, 1987
Residence, birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Record: 25-4-1, 14 KOs / Total rounds: 173
World championship fights: 3-2-1, 2 KOs
Height: 5’6.5” – 169cm / Reach: 68” – 173cm / Stance: Right-handed
Promoter: Promociones Zanfer / Trainer: Alejandro Galindo
WBC FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
1. Pone Kingpetch (Thai) 1963
2. Hiroyuki Ebihara (Jap) 1963 – 1964
3. Pone Kingpetch (Thai) * 1964 – 1965
4. Salvatore Burruni (Italy) 1965 – 1966
5. Walter McGowan (GB) 1966
6. Chartchai Chionoi (Thai) 1966 – 1969
7. Efren Torres (Mex) 1969 – 1970
8. Chartchai Chionoi (Thai) * 1970
9. Erbito Salavarria (Phil) 1970 – 1971
10. Betulio Gonzalez (Ven) 1972
11. Venice Borkorsor (Thai) 1972 – 1973
12. Betulio Gonzalez (Ven) * 1973 – 1974
13. Shoji Oguma (Jap) 1974 – 1975
14. Miguel Canto (Mex) 1975 – 1979
15. Chan-Hee Park (Kor) 1979 – 1980
16. Shoji Oguma (Japan) * 1980 – 1981
17. Antonio Avelar (Mex) 1981 – 1982
18. Prudencio Cardona (Col) 1982
19. Freddie Castillo (Mex) 1982
20. Eleoncio Mercedes (DR) 1982 – 1983
21. Charlie Magri (GB) 1983
22. Frank Cedeño (Phil) 1983 – 1984
23. Koji Kobayashi (Jap) 1984
24. Gabriel Bernal (Mex) 1984
25. Sot Chitalada (Thai) 1984 – 1988
26. Yong-Kang Kim (Kor) 1988 – 1989
27. Sot Chitalada (Thai) * 1989 – 1991
28. Muangchai Kittikasem (Thai) 1991 – 1992
29. Yuri Arbachakov (Russia) 1992 – 1996
30. Chatchai Sasakul (Thai) 1997 – 1998
31. Manny Pacquiao (Phil) 1998 – 1999
32. Medgoen Singsurat (Thai) 1999 – 2000
33. Malcolm Tunacao (Phil) 2000 – 2001
34. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Thai) 2001 – 2007
35. Jorge Arce (Mexico) (Interim) 2005 – 2006
36. Daisuke Naito (Japan) 2007 – 2009
37. P. Wonjongkam (Thai) (Interim) * 2009
38. Koki Kameda (Japan) 2009 – 2010
39. Pong. Wonjongkam (Thai) * 2010 – 2012
40. Sonny Boy Jaro (Phil) 2012
41. Toshiyuki Igarashi (Japan) 2012 – 2013
42. Akira Yaegashi (Japan) 2013 –
43. Roman Gonzalez (Nic) 2014 – 2016
44. Juan Hernandez (Mex 2017
45. Daigo Higa (Japan) 2017 –
*Regained
WBC TOP 10 FLYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
1. Miguel Canto (Mexico)
2. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Thailand)
3. Chartchai Chionoi (Thailand)
4. Efren Torres (Mexico)
5. Yuri Arbachakov (Russia)
6. Roman Gonzalez (Nicaragua)
7. Sot Chitalada (Thailand)
8. Akira Yaegashi (Japan)
9. Betulio Gonzalez (Venezuela)
10. Shoji Oguma (Japan)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE FLYWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
39 world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only six have regained the title: Pone Kingpetch (Thailand), Chartchai Chionoi (Thailand), Betulio Gonzalez (Venezuela), Shoji Oguma (Japan), Sot Chitalada (Thailand), Pongsaklek Wonjongkam (Thailand).

150 flyweight world title bouts have been held in the history of the WBC.
There have been 115 WBC title fights between Mexico and Japan.
Mexico has won 61, Japan has won 51, with 2 draws and 1 no contest.

MEMORABLE FIGHTS:
Aug. 7, 1966 Vicente Saldivar W15 Mitsunori Seki, Naucalpan – F
Jan. 3, 1967 Masahiko Harada W15 Jose Medel, Nagoya – B
Jan. 29, 1967 Vicente Saldivar KO7 Mitsunori Seki, Naucalpan – F
Dec. 11, 1970 Kuniaki Shibata TKO Vicente Saldivar, Tijuana – F
Oct. 6, 1971 Ricardo Arredondo W15 Yoshiaki Numata, Sendai – SF
May 19, 1972 Clemente Sanchez KO3 Kuniaki Shibata, Tokyo – F
Jan. 8, 1975 Miguel Canto W15 Shoji Oguma, Sendai – FL
Apr. 16, 1978 Miguel Canto W15 Shoji Oguma, Tokyo – FL
June 11, 1980 Lupe Pintor D15 Eijiro Murata, Tokyo – B
May 12, 1981 Antonio Avelar KO7 Shoji Oguma, Mita – FL
Apr. 13, 1982 Tadashi Tomori W15 Amado Urzua, Tokyo – LFL
Apr. 9, 1984 Gabriel Bernal KO2 Koji Kobayashi, Tokyo – FL
Mar. 30, 1986 Gilberto Roman W12 Jiro Watanabe, Itami – SFL
July 24, 1986 Tsuyoshi Hamada KO1 Rene Arredondo, Tokyo – SL
July 22, 1987 Rene Arredondo TKO6 Tsuyoshi Hamada, Tokyo – SL
Oct. 25, 1990 Ricardo Lopez TKO5 Hideyuki Ohashi, Tokyo – ST
Sep. 17, 1992 Victor Rabanales TKO9 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi, Osaka – B
Jjuly 2, 1993 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi W12 Victor Rabanales, Osaka – B
Apr. 16, 1994 Yausei Yakushiji KO10 Josefino Suarez, Nagoya – B
Apr. 2, 1995 Yausei Yakushiji W12 Cuauhtemoc Gomez, Nagoya – B
Mar. 5, 1996 Daniel Zaragoza TKO11 Joichiro Tatsuyoshi, Yokohama – SB
Jan. 10, 2004 Eagle Kyowa W12 Jose Antonio Aguirre,Tokyo – ST
July 3, 2006 Rodolfo Lopez TKO7 Takashi Koshimoto, Fukuoka – F
Sep. 18, 2006 Cristian Mijares W12 Katsushige Kawashima, Yokohama – SFL
Oct. 16, 2008 Oscar Larios W12 Takahiro Aoh, Tokyo – F
May 23, 2009 Toshiaki Nishioka TKO3 Jhonny Gonzalez, Monterrey – SB
Apr. 30, 2010 Fernando Montiel TKO4 Hozumi Hasegawa, Tokyo – B
Apr. 8, 2011 Jhonny Gonzalez TKO4 Hozumi Hasegawa, Kobe – F
Oct. 27, 2012 Gamaliel Diaz W12 Takahiro Aoh, Tokyo – SF
Apr. 6, 2014 Naoya Inoue TKO6 Adrian Hernandez, Tokyo – LFL
Nov. 21, 2015 Francisco Vargas TKO9 Takashi Miura, Las Vegas – SF
July 15, 2017 Miguel Berchelt W12 Takashi Miura, Inglewood – SF

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.

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