|Real name||Yota Sato|
|Rated at||Super flyweight|
|Height||5 ft 7 1⁄2 in (171 cm)|
|Reach||70.5 in (179 cm)|
1 April 1984 |
Morioka, Iwate, Japan
|Wins by KO||12|
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 in front of a mandatory challenger Sylvester Lopez at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on March 27, 2012.
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- Joe Koizumi (March 28, 2012). "Sato-Suriyan: Full Report". Fightnews.com. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
- Carlos Costa (March 27, 2012). "Yota Sato Unseats Suriyan Sor Rungvisai, Wins WBC Title". BoxingScene.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
- Ronnie Nathanielsz (March 27, 2012). "Sylvester Lopez watched Sato win world title in Japan". PhilBoxing.com. Retrieved March 27, 2012.
Suriyan Sor Rungvisai
|WBC Super Flyweight Champion
March 27, 2012 – May 3, 2013
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai
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