On Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, Teiken and Ohashi promotions put on a stacked show over back-to-back days from the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan.
In the first day’s action, the WBC world flyweight title is up for grabs when the champion Juan Hernandez Navarrete lost his belt to undefeated Japanese prospect Daigo Higa. WBC world light flyweight champ Ganigan Lopez met unbeaten OPBF light flyweight titleholder Ken Shiro. Also, 2012 Olympic gold medalist Ryota Murata took on the interim WBA world middleweight champion Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam for the vacant WBA world middleweight title.
On the second day, a unification bout for the IBF world light flyweight title between the champ Akira Yaegashi and the interim titleholder Milan Melindo took place. Dominant champion and current WBO world super flyweight titleholder Naoya Inoue defended his belt for the ninth time against WBO Latino super flyweight champ Ricardo Rodriguez.
The event aired live on Fuji TV (Japan).
DAY 1 RESULTS
Daigo Higa def. Juan Hernandez Navarrete by TKO. Round 6, 2:58 – for WBC world flyweight title
Ken Shiro def. Ganigan Lopez by majority decision (114-114, 115-113, 115-113) – for WBC world light flyweight title
Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam def. Ryota Murata by decision (117-110, 115-111, 115-112) – for WBA world middleweight title
DAY 2 RESULTS
Milan Melindo def. Akira Yaegashi by TKO (three knockdowns). Round 1, 2:45 – for IBF world light flyweight title
Naoya Inoue def. Ricardo Rodriguez by knockout. Round 3 – for WBO super flyweight title
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