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Akaho, Kano, and Sarcon Score Significant Victories
Pictured: Ryo Akaho

During the two-day period of Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4, three bouts featuring fighters not currently ranked by TTR which may impact TTR's rankings took place. The winners of those bouts were junior featherweight Ryo Akaho, flyweight Riku Kano, and featherweight Lienard Sarcon.

Saturday, September 3, 2022-

Tokyo, Japan-

Junior Featherweight Bout-
Ryo Akaho (39-2-2, 26 KOs)
KO-1 2:47
Edrin Dapudong (35-8-1, 21 KOs)
- Akaho dropped Dapudong for the full ten-count with a wicked left hook.

Osaka, Osaka, Japan-

Flyweight Bout-
Riku Kano (20-4-1, 10 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 12
Yuga Inoue (13-3-1, 2 KOs)
- The scores were 115-113, 115-113, and 116-112.
- Kano won the vacant WBO Asia Pacific flyweight title.

Sunday, September 4, 2022-

Siheung, South Korea-

Featherweight Bout-
Lienard Sarcon (10-0, 4 KOs)
Unan. Dec. 10
Jong Seon Kang (15-1-2, 8 KOs)
- This bout was fought for the vacant WBA Asia featherweight title.
- Sarcon upset the favored Kang by the scores of 96-93, 96-93, and 96-95.
Article By: Ken Pollitt