Thursday, September 29, 2016

Randy Braga Targets OPBF title against Ryo Takenaka

Randy Braga of the Philippines is set to face the OPBF featherweight champion Ryo Takenaka of Japan on October 13, 2016, at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

Braga is a 28 years old boxer from Mahayag, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines with the professional record consisting of 19W(5KO)-1L-1D.

Braga is the current Philippines Games & Amusement Board (GAB) featherweight champion, he defeated Dunryl Marcos via RTD last July 2016 in Manila.

Braga once fought for the vacant International Boxing Organization Inter-Continental featherweight title but loses via split decision against Macbute Sinyabi in South Africa.

On the other hand, Ryo Takenaka is a 31 years old boxer with the record of 14W(8KO)-3L-1D. Takenaka is the current OPBF featherweight champion and he successfully defended it 2 times against the Filipino Vinvin Rufino and Japanese Akira Shono via both TKO.