Professional boxer Tsunenari Tanaka defeated a Mexican fighter 3-0 by decision in the WBO (World Boxing Organization) super flyweight championship match held in Tokyo on the night of the 24th, achieving a fourth-division title.

On the night of the 24th, Tanaka, who is ranked No. 1 in the world in the WBO super flyweight division, faced Mexico's Cristian Vacasegua, who is ranked No. 2 in the world, in a championship match held at the Kokugikan in Ryogoku, Tokyo.

From the middle onwards, Tanaka found his rhythm with close attacks to the body, and in the 8th round, after damaging him with punches to the body, he caught him in the face with a series of blows and took him down for the first time. Ta.

Tanaka continued to dominate through the 12 rounds with accurate punches and won by decision 3-0, making him the champion of four weight classes: minimumweight, light flyweight, and flyweight.

He is the third Japanese male athlete to win four weight divisions, following Kazuto Ioka and Naoya Inoue.

Tanaka is a 28-year-old from Tajimi City, Gifu Prefecture.

Six years ago, he won a third weight title in his 12th professional fight, making him the fastest man in the world.

On New Year's Eve 2020, he lost to then-champion Kazuto Ioka in a world title match in the super flyweight division, competing for a four-division title, but since then he has fought back-to-back against world-ranked players in hopes of making a comeback. and was victorious.

“We want to get revenge on Ioka and unify the four organizations.”

Tanaka, who won the championship belt in four weight divisions in his first world title match since December 2020, said, ``I'm happy because I wanted this.I think it's worth it after three years and two months of hardship, so I really want to do it.'' "I'm glad. Of course I'm happy to win, but I'm also glad that I'm not satisfied."

When asked about his goals to be satisfied with that, he expressed his enthusiasm, saying, ``I want to get revenge on Kazuto Ioka and unify all four teams in the super flyweight division.''