Tunacao loses title fight to Japanese champion via TKO
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MANILA, Philippines—Former flyweight champion Malcolm Tunacao failed to capture the WBC bantamweight title after losing to unbeaten Japanese champion Shinsuke Yamanaka Monday in Tokyo, Japan.
Tunacao (32-3-3, 20 KOs) couldn’t survive the tough Yamanaka (18-0, 13 KOs) as he got dropped and was stopped at 1:57 of the 12th round, according to a report in the boxing website www.fightnews.com.
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