Kosei Tanaka

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Name: Kosei Tanaka
Birth Name: 田中恒成
Hometown: Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Birthplace: Tajimi, Gifu, Japan
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 164cm
Reach: 164cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Amateur Highlights

Professional Record

  • Has defeated 9 opponents (5 by KO) for World Title.
    • 4 opponents (2 by KO) for World Flyweight Title.
    • 3 opponents (2 by KO) for World Light Flyweight Title.
    • 2 opponents (1 by KO) for World Minimumweight Title.
  • Has a record of 9-1 (5 KOs, 1 KOBY) in world title fights.
  • Has a record of 6-1 (3 KOs) against former or current world champions:
  • Tied with Vasyl Lomachenko for being the fastest ever fighter to become a three weight division champion. Both achieved it in 12 fights.
  • Fastest ever Japanese fighter to win a world title, needing only 5 fights.
  • Has never fought any opponent who had a losing record.

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Preceded by:
Katsunari Takayama
WBO Minimumweight Champion
2015 May 30 – 2016 April
Succeeded by:
Katsunari Takayama
Preceded by:
Donnie Nietes
WBO Light Flyweight Champion
2016 Dec 31 – 2017 Dec 1
Succeeded by:
Angel Acosta
Preceded by:
Sho Kimura
WBO Flyweight Champion
2018 Sept 24 – present
Succeeded by: