The Japanese Ryota Murata had a marvelous demonstration in the ring of the EDION Arena of Osaka, Japan, to recover by knockout in two rounds the Medium Regular scepter of the World Boxing Association against the American Robert 'Bravo' Brant.
Murata sent Brant to the canvas when there were two minutes of the second chapter of the 12 agreed, and the American could barely get up, which allowed the Japanese to go with everything in search of the arrest and there the champion could not take it anymore, forcing the third in the ring to stop the battle at 2:34 minutes of the second round.
Ryota, who improved to 15-2 with 12 knockouts, took revenge for the second time in his career, as he had previously billed Hassan N'Dam and now did the same with Brant, who had dethroned him last October in Las Vegas as monarch of the pioneer organism.
The Japanese was a locomotive against the defending champion and was awarded the belt of the WBA middleweight regular category. It was a second lapidary round that ended with technical knock out.
The fight was explosive from the first minute, because Brant went out to fight in the distance and Murata got him into the exchange from the end of the initial assault. For the second, it was a war without giving or asking for a truce and there the champion was hurt and the challenger won with the victory. Brant was left with 25-2 and 17 knockouts.
For the semifinal contest, the World Boxing Council's Minimosque champion, Ken Shiro (16-0, 9 Ko's) had the sixth defense of the successful scepter by knocking out Filipino challenger Jonathan Taconing (28-4-1, 22 Ko's) in four episodes. ), who was brave but went to the canvas in the final assault and did not recover.
Shiro showed that he continues to grow and achieved his fourth knockout in the last five fights, consolidating as the best of the 108-pound category, while Taconing fell short again in a world championship opportunity, again for the WBC sash in Game.
In another battle, the Filipino Joe Noynay took the unbeaten Olympic medalist of London 2012, Satoshi Shimizu, unexpectedly and after sending him to the canvas twice in the initial assault, he hit him as much as he wanted before forcing him to withdraw from the battle in the sixth round.
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