Ryuya Yamanaka

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Ryuya Yamanaka
Statistics
Real name 山中竜也
Weight(s) Minimumweight
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Reach 66½ in (169 cm)
Nationality Japanese
Born (1995-04-11) April 11, 1995 (age 23)
Sakai, Japan
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 19
Wins 16
Wins by KO 5
Losses 3

Ryuya Yamanaka (山中 竜也, Yamanaka Ryūya, born April 11, 1995) is a Japanese former professional boxer who held the WBO minimumweight title from 2017 to 2018.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Yamanaka turned professional in 2012 and went 14-2 in his first 16 fights before challenging and beating Tatsuya Fukuhara for the WBO Minimumweight title. In his first defense he would stop Mexican challenger Moises Calleros in the 8th round.[2]

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
19 fights 16 wins 3 losses
By knockout 5 1
By decision 11 2
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
19 Loss 16–3 Philippines Vic Saludar UD 12 13 Jul 2018 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan Lost WBO minimumweight title
18 Win 16–2 Mexico Moises Calleros RTD 8 (12), 3:00 18 Mar 2018 Japan Portopia Hotel, Kobe, Japan Retained WBO minimumweight title
17 Win 15–2 Japan Tatsuya Fukuhara UD 12 27 Aug 2017 Japan Shiroyama Sky Dome, Ashikita, Japan Won WBO minimumweight title
16 Win 14–2 Thailand Khanongmek Sithkrukong KO 1 (8), 1:39 12 Mar 2017 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan
15 Win 13–2 Philippines Merlito Sabillo UD 12 11 Nov 2016 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan Won vacant OPBF minimumweight title
14 Win 12–2 Thailand Thoedkiad Weerachon TKO 3 (8), 1:23 16 May 2016 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan
13 Win 11–2 Japan Ryo Narizuka UD 8 11 Dec 2015 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan
12 Win 10–2 Japan Yoshinori Wakahara UD 10 2 Aug 2015 Japan Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, Japan
11 Win 9–2 Philippines Ronelle Ferreras UD 8 29 Apr 2015 Japan Sangyo Shinko Center, Sakai, Japan
10 Win 8–2 Japan Takahiro Murai UD 8 7 Dec 2014 Japan IMP Hall, Osaka, Japan
9 Loss 7–2 Philippines Roque Lauro SD 8 22 Aug 2014 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan
8 Win 7–1 Japan Hiroki Yamamoto UD 8 6 Apr 2014 Japan Bunka Center, Mimasaka, Japan
7 Win 6–1 Japan Junya Nishikawa UD 6 22 Sep 2013 Japan Shingu Fureai Welfare Hall, Tatsuno, Japan
6 Win 5–1 Japan Masaki Hirai TKO 4 (6), 1:57 12 Jul 2013 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan
5 Loss 4–1 Japan Kenta Shimizu KO 1 (4), 2:22 21 Apr 2013 Japan Abeno Ward Center, Osaka, Japan
4 Win 4–0 Japan Takayuki Teraji TKO 2 (4), 2:36 17 Feb 2013 Japan Kippy Mall, Sanda, Japan
3 Win 3–0 Japan Junpei Omori UD 4 2 Nov 2012 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan
2 Win 2–0 Japan Kenta Yokoe UD 4 15 Sep 2012 Japan Congress Center, Nagoya, Japan
1 Win 1–0 Japan Kazuki Koyanagi UD 4 22 Jun 2012 Japan Central Gym, Kobe, Japan

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Sporting positions
World boxing titles
Preceded by
Tatsuya Fukuhara
WBO minimumweight champion
August 27, 2017 – July 13, 2018
Succeeded by
Vic Saludar