Ryoichi Taguchi (Naoki Fukuda)

Watanabe Promotions Results: Budler Stuns Taguchi, Claims IBF and WBA Titles

On Sunday, May 20, Watanabe Promotions presented Taguchi vs. Budler from the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.

In the evening’s main event, WBA and IBF titleholder Ryoichi Taguchi met former WBA world minimumweight champion Hekkie Budler.

In the co-main event, IBF world champ Hiroto Kyoguchi defended his belt against undefeated challenger Vince Paras.


Hekkie Budler def. Ryoichi Taguchi by unanimous decision – IBF and WBA world light flyweight titles
Hiroto Kyoguchi def. Vince Paras by unanimous decision – IBF world minimumweight title