On Saturday, May 20, Hanataka promotions presented the WBO World Junior Flyweight title from the Takeda Teva Ocean Arena in Nagoya, Japan.

In the evening’s main event, WBO world junior flyweight champion Kosei Tanaka defended his title for the first time against WBO Latino light flyweight titleholder Angel Acosta. The two-division champion Tanaka, 21, had eight victories and five knockouts in his eight career bouts. The 26-year-old Cuban, Acosta, had finished all 16 of his opponents in his undefeated career.

The event aired live at 3 a.m. ET on Combat Press via Fite TV.

Noche De Campeones Fight Card
Kosei Tanaka def. Angel Tito Acosta by unanimous decision (113-110, 117-110, 116-111) – for WBO world -junior flyweight title

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and two amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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