Yamanaka retains WBC title with split win over Moreno

WBC 23/09/2015

Undefeated World Boxing Council bantamweight Champion Shinsuke Yamanaka, successfully won the ninth defense of his title, defeating Panamanian Anselmo “Chemito” Moreno by split decision in twelve rounds.

This clash was the main event of the night, at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.

At the end of a very competitive brawl, two judges saw the Champion winning by two points 115-113 while the third one saw Moreno win 115-113.

Yamanaka improved his undefeated record to 24-0-2 and 17 knockouts.

Anselmo Moreno has now a record of 35-4-1 and 12 KO´s.