The Wba Fw champion Can Xu entered this fight with a pro boxing record of 16-2-0 (2 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.8 featherweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leo Santa Cruz). He was defeated by Bao Dong in 2014 but since then he has won 13 consecutive fights beating Jelbirt Gomera, Enrique Bernache and Jesus M Rojas in his last three (Jesus M Rojas vs Can Xu).
His opponent, the former Wba super-Bw chmp Shun Kubo, has a record of 13-1-0 (9 knockouts) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since April 28, 2018 when he defeated by Hiroshige Osawa; before this bout he had lost to Daniel Roman in 2017 (Shun Kubo vs Daniel Roman). Can Xu vs Kubo is valid for the WBA World featherweight title (Xu Can’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Fuzhou, China
Division: featherweight (126 lbs, 57.2 kg)
Title: WBA World featherweight title
Can Xu’s previous fight: Jesus M Rojas vs Can Xu
Can Xu vs Kubo full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube and not uploaded by TheFightOnline)
Official video – Can Xu vs Kubo starts at 2:49:00