Tag Archives: Momo Koseki

Japan’s Naoko Shibata Bids Farewell

Japan’s Naoko Shibata Bids Farewell       By Yuriko Miyata   Female boxing in Japan has been led by positive, energetic, and superb women since its approval by the Japanese Boxing Commission(JBC) in 2008.   Former IBF light flyweight champion Naoko Shibata was one of those great talents. Last month she decided to hang […]

Japan reporting: Momo Koseki Victorious and National Title Results

Momo Koseki Victorious and National Title Results  
WBC atomweight champion Momo Koseki (24-2-1, 9KOs) beat WBC strawweight titleholder Yuko Kuroki

Wish List for Female Boxing in 2018 Part 2

2018 Wish List Part II   By Felipe Leon   In 2017 we saw the sport of female boxing get to a level we had not seen before in quite some time.  In part one we went through the list from super feather to heavyweight of the female division for matches we would like to see. […]

Tsunami Tenkai TKOs Carleans Rivas for Regional Title

Tsunami Tenkai Beats Carleans Rivas for Regional Title
Former WBA super flyweight champion Tsunami Tenkai of Tokyo beat Carleans Rivas

Mexico vs. The World: a division by division breakdown

Mexico vs The World 
In boxing Mexico has always been a powerhouse. On the male side Mexico has more world champions than any other country

Japan’s Momo Koseki Remains Boxing’s Greatest Secret

Japan’s Momo Koseki Remains Boxing’s Greatest Secret
The highly anticipated 10-round contest for the WBC minimumweight title between the champion

Epic Clash Upcoming in Japan: Yuko Kuroki vs Momo Koseki

Battle of Champions Kuroki and Koseki Set for December 17
A week before Christmas, one of the biggest cards in the history of Japanese female boxing

Japan Now: The Hunt for More Female Champions

Tournaments in Japan for More Female Champions   By Yuriko Miyata   A decade of dedication by Japanese female boxers has moved the conservative world and opened the gates for the very first female championship tournament this year.   East Japan Boxing Association (JPBA-EAST), the female category committee backed by Japan Boxing Commission (JBC), organized […]

WBO Champ Nao Ikeyama and Hanagata Fight to a Draw Again in Tokyo

WBO Champ Nao Ikeyama and Hanagata Fight to a Draw Again in Tokyo By Yuriko Miyata Championships are not easy to defend, or to capture. That is why they are very valuable and precious. At the age of 47 years and 10 months, WBO atomweight champion Nao Ikeyama barely kept the belt in her hand […]

Kayoko Ebata: Newest Member to Japan’s World Champions Club

Kayoko Ebata: Newest Member to Japan’s World Championship Club   By Yuriko Miyata More than 20 hard years of persistence paid off, finally. Kayoko Ebata (11-7, 6 Kos), a former OPBF flyweight champion, won the WBO strawweight title by unanimous decision over Erika Hanawa (7-1, 2 Kos) who was the top rated OPBF atomweight on […]