On Sunday, Oct. 7, Ohashi Promotions and the World Boxing Super Series held an event from the Yokohama Arena in Yokohoma, Japan.

In the night’s main card action, Naoya Inoue continued his undefeated streak with a first-round destruction of Juan Carlos Payano to defend the WBA world bantamweight belt, Ken Shiro took out challenger Milan Melindo to defend the WBC world light flyweight title, and Kiryl Relikh narrowly defeated Eduard Troyanovsky to win the WBA world super lightweight championship.

In the WBSS quarterfinal action, both Inoue and Relikh moved into the semifinals of their respective weight classes.

Kiryl Relikh def. Eduard Troyanovsky by unanimous decision (115-113) – WBA world super lightweight title
Ken Shiro def. Milan Melindo by TKO. Round 7 – WBC world light flyweight title
Naoya Inoue def. Juan Carlos Payano by knockout. Round 1 – WBA world bantamweight title
Takuya Kihashi def. Kazunori Yorimasa by unanimous decision (58-56, 58-56, 59-56)
Kenshin Megumi def. Seiya Yamaguchi by unanimous decision (39-37, 40-37, 39-37)
Katsuki Mori def. Shu Nawai by unanimous decision (39-37, 40-36, 40-36)

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Zach Aittama
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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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