- Dec 17, 2016
The championship fight for the vacant WBO super flyweight title will be held on June 19 at the Osaka Prefectural Gym in Osaka, Japan between Filipino Aston Palicte and Japanese Kazuto Ioka. With 25 wins, Palicte has collected 21 KOs, 2 losses and a split draw against Filipino champion Donnie Nietes. Ioka also has 2 losses and 23 wins and 13 KOs for his record. Ring magazine ranking has Ioka at #4 and Palicte at #8.