Akira Yaegashi

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Name: Akira Yaegashi
Birth Name: 八重樫東
Hometown: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Birthplace: Kitakami, Iwate, Japan
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 160cm
Reach: 164cm
Pro Boxer: Record

Career Factoids

Regional & Minor Titles

  • Japanese Minimumweight Title (June 2009 - 2011)
  • OPBF Minimumweight Title (April 2006)

World Titles

  • WBA Minimumweight Title
  • IBF Light Flyweight Title
  • Lineal Flyweight Champion of the World (April 8, 2013 – September 5, 2014), three defences
  • Ring Magazine Flyweight Champion of the World (April 8, 2013 – September 5, 2014), three defences
  • WBC Flyweight Title


Preceded by:
Pornsawan Kratingdaenggym
WBA Minimumweight Champion
2011 Oct 24 – 2012 Jun 20
Succeeded by:
Kazuto Ioka
Preceded by:
Toshiyuki Igarashi
WBC Flyweight Champion
2013 Apr 8 – 2014 Sep 5
Succeeded by:
Roman Gonzalez
Preceded by:
Javier Mendoza
IBF Light Flyweight Champion
2015 Dec 29 – 2017 May 21
Succeeded by:
Milan Melindo