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Sato defeats Akaho to keep WBC 115lb belt

By Joe Koizumi

Slick-punching and swift-moving Japanese Yota Sato (26-2-1, 12 KOs), 115, kept his WBC super-flyweight belt as he pounded out a unanimous decision (117-112, 117-111 and 118-110) over previously unbeaten compatriot, ex-OPBF titlist Ryo Akaho (19-1-2, 12 KOs), 115, over twelve hard-fought rounds on Monday in Tokyo, Japan. (More to come)

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