Next fight of Takashi Miura is not determined yet.
Former junior lightweight world titleholders Takashi Uchiyama and Takashi Miura, two of Japan's best fighters in recent years, announced their retirements from boxing over the weekend.
WBC super featherweight champion Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt (32-1, 28 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over former world champion number and one contender Takashi Miura (31-4-2, 24 KOs) on Saturday night at The ‘Fabulous’ Forum in Inglewood, California. Berchelt got off to a fast start as he dropped Miura with a 1-2 combo in the opening round. Working off the jab Berchelt boxed as Miura stalked. The jab worked effectively for Berchelt as he blinded Miura and followed up with big shots but the Japanese fighter landed some thudding punches.
HBO Boxing unofficial scorer Harold Lederman discusses Miguel Berchelt vs. Takashi Miura. Berchelt vs. Miura happens Saturday, July 15 live on HBO at 9:50 p.m. ET/PT.
World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaimán confirmed at the WBC weekly conference, that it was not necessary to have a purse bid for the fight between WBC super featherweight champion Miguel Berchelt and Takashi Miura, as promoters have reached an agreement and the fight is on June 24 in California.
In his second fight since losing 2015’s Fight of the Year to tonight’s main event fighter Francisco Vargas, super featherweight contender Takashi Miura, (31-3-2, 24 KOs), rode an amazing second wind to score three late knockdowns en route to a twelfth round knockout of Mickey Roman, (56-12, 43 KOs) in a WBC eliminator at Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio, California.