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Akira Yaegashi Record

Total Fights35
Title Wins4
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs3
KO Wins16
KO Losses4
Akira Yaegashi Record & Stats
Akira Yaegashi's Record
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      What is Akira Yaegashi's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 14 years and eight months, Akira Yaegashi fought 35 times with 28 wins and 7 losses.

      Yaegashi retired from professional boxing with a record of 28-7, which included four world-title wins and five successful title defense fights at two weight classes — light-flyweight and flyweight. He had a 45.7% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 16 of his total 35 fights being knockout wins, three of which were in title fights. Yaegashi lost four times via knockout, all four of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 9th round TKO defeat to Moruti Mthalane on December 23, 2019. Yaegashi was fighting for the flyweight IBF title.

      Some of Yaegashi's best fights and notable victories include wins over Edgar Sosa, Toshiyuki Igarashi, Wittawas Basapean, Odilon Zaleta, Javier Mendoza, Pornsawan Porpramook, and Oscar Blanquet.

      35Dec 23, 201936Moruti MthalaneLoss *TKO9
      34Apr 8, 201936Sahaphap BunopWinTKO2
      33Aug 17, 201835Hirofumi MukaiWinTKO7
      32Mar 26, 201835Frans Damur PalueWinTKO2
      31May 21, 201734Milan MelindoLoss *TKO1
      30Dec 30, 201633Wittawas BasapeanWin *TKO12
      29May 8, 201633Martin TecuapetlaWin *SD
      28Dec 29, 201532Javier MendozaWin *UD
      27Aug 20, 201532Said FahdafiWinKO3
      26May 1, 201532Songseanglek PhosuwangymWinTKO2
      25Dec 30, 201431Pedro GuevaraLoss *KO7
      24Sep 5, 201431Román GonzálezLoss *TKO9
      23Apr 6, 201431Odilon ZaletaWin *KO9
      22Dec 6, 201330Edgar SosaWin *UD
      21Aug 12, 201330Oscar BlanquetWin *UD
      20Apr 8, 201330Toshiyuki IgarashiWin *UD
      19Jan 5, 201329Saenmuangloei KokietgymWinKO9
      18Jun 20, 201229Kazuto IokaLoss *UD
      17Oct 24, 201128Pornsawan PorpramookWin *TKO10
      16Apr 2, 201128Norihito TanakaWinUD
      15May 1, 201027Kosuke TakeichiWinUD
      14Sep 5, 200926Junichiro KanedaWinUD
      13Jun 21, 200926Kenichi HorikawaWinUD
      12Mar 17, 200926Srisaket Sor RungvisaiWinTKO3
      11Oct 18, 200825Takumi SudaWinUD
      10Sep 15, 200825Thongthailek Sor TanapinyoWinTKO2
      9Jul 1, 200825Masatate TsujiLossMD
      8Apr 30, 200825Yasuhiro HisadaWinUD
      7Jun 4, 200724Eagle Den JunlaphanLoss *UD
      6Sep 18, 200623Liempetch Sor VeerapolWinKO1
      5Apr 3, 200623Weerasak ChuwatanaWinKO5
      4Dec 5, 200522Elmer GejonWinUD
      3Aug 22, 200522Danchai SithsaithongWinKO2
      2May 18, 200522Poonsawat EausampanWinKO1
      1Mar 26, 200522Omoyoshi NakayamaWinKO1

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Akira Yaegashi (Sonic Fist) is a 41-year old retired Japanese professional boxer. He was born in Kitakami, Iwate, Japan on February 25, 1983. He is a former three-weight-class world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 2005 to 2019.

      Yaegashi made his professional boxing debut against Omoyoshi Nakayama at the age of 22 on March 26, 2005, defeating Nakayama via 1st round KO. He went on to win 5 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 4 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on June 4, 2007 after 6 professional fights, against Eagle Den Junlaphan for the WBC title. He lost to Junlaphan via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Yaegashi has won four world titles at three weight classes. For all the details about Yaegashi's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Yaegashi had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was on December 23, 2019 against South African boxer Moruti Mthalane for Mthalane's flyweight IBF title. Yaegashi lost the fight via 9th round TKO. It's been 4 years, 5 months, and 28 days since this fight.


      Yaegashi had a total of 14 world-title fights, which includes winning four world titles and five successful title defenses. He won eight of these fights and lost six.

      Title Wins

      Akira Yaegashi fought for world titles in seven fights and won three of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won four belts across three weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Dec 29, 2015Javier MendozaLight-flyweightIBFUD
      Apr 8, 2013Toshiyuki IgarashiFlyweightWBC, The RingUD
      Oct 24, 2011Pornsawan PorpramookStrawweightWBATKO

      Title Defenses

      Akira Yaegashi had eight world-title defense fights across three weight classes — strawweight, flyweight (x4), and light-flyweight (x3). He won five of them and lost three times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Dec 30, 2016Wittawas BasapeanLight-flyweightIBFTKO
      May 8, 2016Martin TecuapetlaLight-flyweightIBFSD
      Apr 6, 2014Odilon ZaletaFlyweightWBC, The RingKO
      Dec 6, 2013Edgar SosaFlyweightWBC, The RingUD
      Aug 12, 2013Oscar BlanquetFlyweightWBC, The RingUD

      Title Losses

      Akira Yaegashi lost three world-title defense fights, and lost a total of four titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 21, 2017Milan MelindoLight-flyweightIBFTKO
      Sep 5, 2014Román GonzálezFlyweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Jun 20, 2012Kazuto IokaStrawweightWBAUD


      Yaegashi fought a total of 35 times during his professional career, which includes 14 world-title fights at three weight divisions. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • June 4, 2007: In his first world-title fight, Akira Yaegashi loses to Eagle Den Junlaphan via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the WBC strawweight title.

      • October 24, 2011: Yaegashi wins the WBA strawweight title from Pornsawan Porpramook, by beating Porpramook via 10th round TKO.

      • December 6, 2013: Yaegashi successfully defends the WBC and The Ring flyweight titles against Edgar Sosa, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.


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