On Friday, May 25, Ohashi Promotions held an event at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.

In the night’s main event, WBC world light flyweight titlholder Ken Shiro put his undefeated record on the line against the former titleholder Ganigan Lopez in a rematch. Shiro edged out Lopez in their first meeting by majority decision to win the WBC world title.

In the evening’s co-main event, WBA world bantamweight champion Jamie McDonnell couldn’t hold onto his belt against former WBO world super flyweight champion Naoya Inoue, who earned his third divisional world title just 16 fights into his undefeated professional career.

Ken Shiro def. Ganigan Lopez by knockout. Round 2 – WBC world light flyweight title
Naoya Inoue def. Jamie McDonnell by TKO. Round 1 – WBA world bantamweight 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 amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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