Japan

WBO Jr. Bantamweight World Champion Kazuto Ioka explores options for 2020; Tanaka, Estrada, González mentioned

Boxer-puncher Kazuto Ioka was forced to dig deep in his first defense of the WBO junior bantamweight title but... more

Japan sets guidelines to resume shows from July

The liaison conference of the Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) and the JPBA (Japan Professional Boxing Association, the union of... more

Miyao-Tada Split Draw in great action fight; WBO crown remains vacant

The first world title fight in Japan this year came earlier today as former world champions Ayaka Miyao (23-8-2,... more

WBO World Title Bouts: Ioka, Cintron, Tanaka, Wulan, Yoshida, Shi make weight

The weigh-in ceremony of the year-end world title tripleheader took place today (Monday) at Shingawa Prince Hotel, where the... more

WBO Female Jr. Bantamweight Champion Miyo Yoshida takes part in press event, Uchiyama and Naito predict result

Earlier today at Haneda airport that was an event held to try and build attention for the final big... more

WBO Flyweight World Champion Tanaka and Tuolehazi face off at Haneda airport

On New Year’s Eve, in the penultimate world title bout of the decade, WBO Flyweight champion Kosei Tanaka (14-0,... more

WBO Jr. Bantamweight World Champion Ioka and Cintron have staredown at Haneda airport

On December 31st we’ll see the year close out with a stacked card from Watanabe, headlined by WBO Jr.... more

WBO Jr. Bantamweight World Championship: Jeyvier Cintron Heads To Japan For Kazuto Ioka Showdown

AN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- Puerto Rican Jeyvier Cintron traveled early this morning to Japan for the upcoming challenge with... more

WBO Annual Convention: Championship and Ratings Committee

WBO Annual Convention Report Day 3 At the beginning of the week the now 32nd convention of the World... more

WBO Convention includes discussion of fighter safety, Inoue vs Casimero fight

A busy Day 1 at the 32nd WBO Convention in Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan – The 32nd annual WBO... more

WBO Convention Report Day One Recap

The 32nd annual WBO Convention kicked off today (Tuesday, December 3rd) at the Tokyo Dome Hotel in Tokyo, Japan,... more

WBO 32nd Annual Convention to be Live Streamed at Official Facebook Page

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) will hold its thirty-second annual convention in the city of Tokyo, Japan, from December... more

WBO ‘Champions Tournament’ on October 5 @ San Juan, Puerto Rico, as prelude to ‘WBO 32nd Convention’ @ Tokyo, Japan later in December

WBO ‘Champions Tournament’ on October 5 @ San Juan, Puerto Rico, as prelude to ‘WBO 32nd Convention’ @ Tokyo,... more

WBO World Flyweight Champion Kosei Tanaka rallies to stop Jonathan Gonzalez in seven

Puerto Rico’s Jonathan Gonzalez gave Kosei Tanaka fits for a while in today’s WBO flyweight title fight in Nagoya,... more

“Bomba” Gonzalez arrives in Japan for WBO World title bout

Puerto Rican Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez, the mandatory challenger against WBO flyweight titlist Kosei Tanaka, arrived in Nagoya, Japan, on... more

Kazuto Ioka wins WBO Jr. Bantamweight World Title and Made History

Kazuto Ioka becomes first Japanese four-division champ with TKO of Aston Palicte CHIBA – Veteran Kazuto Ioka became the... more

Yoshida grabs WBO World Title in Chiba

Slick-punching Miyo Yoshida (13-1, no KO), 114.25, acquired the vacant WBO Female Jr. Bantamweight belt by scoring a nearly... more

WBO World Title Bout: Aston Palicte training in high-altitude camp to fight 4-time World Champion Kazuto Ioka

World Boxing Organization (WBO) No. 1-ranked contender “Mighty” Aston Palicte (25-2-1, 21 KOs)is currently training in Baguio, Philippines, for... more

Kosei Tanaka to defend WBO World Flyweight title on August 24th Against WBO #1 Jonathan González

Back at the end of April we reported that the WBO had given their Flyweight champion Kosei Tanaka (13-0,... more

Officials for Nietes-Ioka WBO World Title Fight

Officials for Nietes-Ioka WBO Title Fight The World Boxing Organization (WBO) headquartered in the Island of Enchantment, Puerto Rico,... more

#ConvenciónOMB – Reunion Comité de Campeonato y Clasificaciones; Prؚóxima convención será en Japón

Panamá – Como parte de la Trigésima-Primera Convención de la Organización Mundial de Boxeo (OMB), hoy se estuvo celebrando... more

WBO World Title Bout Next Monday in Japan: Kimura-Tanaka

The next world boxing championship fight in Japan will take place on Monday, September 24 at Takeda Teva Ocean... more

WBO News: Officials Named for Beltrán-Pedraza and Dogboe-Otake World Title Bouts This Weekend

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced the officials for two WBO World title bouts to be held this Saturday,... more

WBO Jr. Lightweight Champion Masayuki Ito Returns to Japan!

This past weekend we saw Masayuki Ito (24-1-1, 12) [伊藤 雅雪] score a major win and over-come Puerto Rican... more

SALUDAR BROTHERS TO FIGHT FOR WBO WORLD TITLES

In another historic first for Philippine boxing, two brothers will fight for world title belts on the same month... more