Takayama awarded WBO 105lb belt by technical decision

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By Joe Koizumi

Japanese veteran speedster Katsunari Takayama (31-8-1NC, 12 KOs), 105, acquired the vacant WBO 105-pound belt as he was awarded a unanimous technical decision (58-56, 59-56, 59-55) over 18-year-old southpaw prospect Riku Kano (10-2-1, 5 KOs), 105, due to Takayama’s deteriorated laceration at 0:58 of the sixth round on Saturday in Sanda, Japan.

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