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Kenshiro Teraji Corrects Course: Weekend Afterthoughts

It took nine title fights, and ten more rugged rounds, to send Japan’s Kenshiro Teraji to the ranks of former beltholders. It took three rounds for Teraji to remind everyone that anyone can have a bad night, especially in the aftermath of COVID. Saturday in Kyoto, Teraji brought the fight to his conqueror Masamichi Yabuki, stalking, feinting with the left, and setting up the most important right hand of his career.
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Kenshiro Teraji Drops, Stops Masamichi Yabuki In Third Round, Regains WBC Crown

Kenshiro Teraji sent an emphatic reminder of why he once was—and should again be—regarded as the baddest junior flyweight on the planet. A reversal of fortune was enjoyed by Teraji, who avenged his lone career defeat following a third-round knockout of countryman Masamichi Yabuki to regain the WBC junior flyweight title. Teraji floored Yabuki to produce an immediate stoppage at 1:11 of round three in their anticipated rematch Saturday at City Gym in Kyoto, Japan.
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Masamichi Yabuki, Kenshiro Teraji Make Weight For Anticipated WBC Title Rematch

A rematch to one of the best fights of 2021 is officially set. Masamichi Yabuki and Kenshiro Teraji both made weight ahead of their WBC junior flyweight title fight, which takes place Saturday at Kyoto City Gymnasium in Teraji’s home region of Kyoto, Japan. The same venue hosted their terrific first fight, which saw Yabuki deliver one of the year’s biggest upsets following a tenth-round knockout of previously unbeaten WBC champ Teraji last September 22.
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Masamichi Yabuki vs Kenshiro Teraji 2 set for March 19th in Kyoto

One of last year’s bigger shockers will get a sequel in less than two months. Asian Boxing reports that newly crowned WBC light flyweight Masamichi Yabuki and the man he deposed, Kenshiro Teraji, will run it back on March 19th at Kyoto’s City Gym. Last September, that same...
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Masamichi Yabuki shocks Kenshiro Teraji, claims WBC light flyweight title

Kyoto, Japan produced a massive upset this morning when mandatory challenger Masamichi Yabuki upended world #1 light flyweight Kenshiro Teraji in the latter’s ninth title defense, handing “The Amazing Boy” his first-ever defeat via 10th-round TKO. Yabuki (13-3, 12 KO), who entered as the reigning Japanese champion at 108 pounds,...
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