Roberto Vasquez vs. Takefumi Sakata (1st meeting)

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2006-12-02 : Roberto Vasquez 111¾ lbs beat Takefumi Sakata 110¾ lbs by SD in round 12 of 12

  • Interim WBA Light Flyweight Title
  • Weights: Vasquez 111¾; Sakata 110¾

Vasquez becomes the Interim champion with the split decision. Sakata was down in the 5th round from a straight left to the head.

Fight was for the Interim title because the reigning champ, Lorenzo Parra, had been unable to defend due to a severe leg injury suffered during training.