Yota Sato

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Yota Sato
Statistics
Real name Yota Sato
Nickname(s) Magic Box
Rated at Super flyweight
Height 5 ft 7 12 in (171 cm)
Reach 70.5 in (179 cm)
Nationality Japanese
Born (1984-04-01) 1 April 1984 (age 33)
Morioka, Iwate, Japan
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 30
Wins 26
Wins by KO 12
Losses 3
Draws 1

Yota Sato is a retired Japanese professional boxer who was a former WBC Super flyweight Champion.

Sato captured the WBC super flyweight title in his first world title shot against Thailand's Suriyan Sor Rungvisai via twelve round unanimous decision after knocking him down twice in the third round[1] in front of a mandatory challenger Sylvester Lopez at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on March 27, 2012.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Koizumi (March 28, 2012). "Sato-Suriyan: Full Report". Fightnews.com. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Carlos Costa (March 27, 2012). "Yota Sato Unseats Suriyan Sor Rungvisai, Wins WBC Title". BoxingScene.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ronnie Nathanielsz (March 27, 2012). "Sylvester Lopez watched Sato win world title in Japan". PhilBoxing.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012. 

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Achievements
Preceded by
Suriyan Sor Rungvisai
WBC Super Flyweight Champion
March 27, 2012 – May 3, 2013
Succeeded by
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai