Young Paras falls to Japanese champ Kyoguchi in 1st world title fight

first_imgChina population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Kyoguchi (10-0), who once held the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation minimumweight belt, successfully defended the crown for the second time on his second title defense after stopping Nicaraguan Caros Buitrago in the eighth round in December of last year.Paras suffered his first loss after starting his professional career with 13 wins (11 KOs).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Japan’s Hiroto Kyoguchi (R) and Philippines’ Vince Paras fight during thier IBF world minimumweight title boxing bout in Tokyo on May 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kazuhiro NOGIVince Paras tasted early disappointment after falling to Japanese champion Hiroto Kyoguchi for the IBF world minimumweight title Sunday at Ota-City General Gymansium in Tokyo.The 19-year-old from General Santos City came into his first world title shot with a 13-fight winning streak but got outclassed by the 24-year-old Kyoguchi, who won by unanimous decision after all three judges scored the bout, 117-110.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES Manny Pacquiao congratulates Prince Harry, Meghan Markle on royal wedding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trialcenter_img Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film View comments Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ SEA Games: John Marvin 1st Filipino boxer to crash out, bows to Vietnam bet PLAY LIST 04:07SEA Games: John Marvin 1st Filipino boxer to crash out, bows to Vietnam bet02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img