The undefeated Wbc light-Flw champion Ken Shiro entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 15-0-0 (8 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 light flyweight in the world. In his last three fights he has beat Ganigan Lopez (Ken Shiro vs Ganigan Lopez 2), Milan Melindo (Ken Shiro vs Milan Melindo) and Saul Juarez.
His opponent, Jonathan Taconing, has a record of 28-3-1 (22 KOs=79%) and he entered as the No.20 in the same weight class. He lost to Ganigan Lopez in 2016 (Ganigan Lopez vs Jonathan Taconing) but since then he has won six bouts beating Robert Onggocan and Vince Paras in 2018 (Jonathan Taconing vs Vince Paras). Shiro vs Taconing is valid for the WBC World light flyweight title (Shiro’s sixth defense); undercard of Rob Brant vs Ryota Murata 2. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Division: light flyweight (108 lbs, 49.0 kg)
Title: WBC World light flyweight title
Taconing’s previous fight: Jonathan Taconing vs Vince Paras
Shiro vs Taconing full fight video:
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