By Joe Koizumi
Photos by Naoki Fukuda
Unbeaten novice JBC#5 Masahiro Suzuki (6-0, 4 KOs), 140, scored a stunning upset as he captured the Japanese super-lightweight belt by a dramatic stoppage over defending champ Daishi Nagata (15-3-2, 6 KOs), 140, at 2:09 of the tenth and final round on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.
Game and gallant Nagata failed to make his second defense since he dethroned Koki Inoue, Monster Naoya’s cousin, via seventh round halt last July. Continue reading “Suzuki upsets Nagata, wins Japanese 140lb belt”