Ken Shiro stops Jonathan Taconing in four

July 12, Oasaka, Japan

Ken Shiro scored a fourth-round TKO of Jonathan “Lightning” Taconing of the Philippines to remain undefeated in
16 pro fights. It was Shiro's ninth knockout. Taconing, who had trouble countering his opponent’s salvos, was
bleeding from cuts on his face when he staggered to the canvas in the 4th. He regained his feet but the referee
stopped the bout.

 

KEN SHIRO      
   
   
CURRENT WBC JUNIOR FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION     Total Fights 16
BORN: January 6 1992 (27)     Wins 16 (KO 9)
BIRTHPLACE: Joyo, Kyoto, Japan     Losses 0
HEIGHT: 1.65 m      
       

 


No. Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
16 Win 16-0 Jonathan Taconing TKO 4 Jul 11 2019 EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka, Japan Retained WBC light-flyweight title
15 Win 15-0 Saul Juarez UD 12 Dec 30 2018 Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan Retained WBC light-flyweight title
14 Win 14-0 Milan Melindo KO 7 7 Oct 2018 Yokohama Arena, Kanagawa, Japan Retained WBC light-flyweight title
13 Win 13-0 Ganigan Lopez KO 2 25 May 2018 Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan Retained WBC light-flyweight title
12 Win 12-0 Panama Gilberto Pedroza TKO 4 30 Dec 2017 Japan Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium, Yokohama, Japan Retained WBC light-flyweight title
11 Win 11–0 Mexico Pedro Guevara MD 12 22 Oct 2017 Japan Ryōgoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan Retained WBC light-flyweight title
10 Win 10–0 Mexico Ganigan López MD 12 20 May 2017 Japan Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan Won WBC light-flyweight title
9 Win 9–0 Philippines Lester Abutan TKO 3 (12), 1:57 8 Dec 2016 Japan Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan Retained OPBF light-flyweight title
8 Win 8–0 Japan Toshimasa Ouchi UD 12 7 Aug 2016 Japan Edion Arena, Osaka, Japan Retained Japanese light-flyweight title
Won vacant OPBF light-flyweight title
7 Win 7–0 Japan Atsushi Kakutani TKO 1 (10), 2:53 14 Apr 2016 Japan Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan Retained Japanese light-flyweight title
6 Win 6–0 Japan Kenichi Horikawa UD 10 27 Dec 2015 Japan Oyamazakicho Gym, Kyoto, Japan Won Japanese light-flyweight title
5 Win 5–0 Philippines Rolly Sumalpong UD 10 12 Oct 2015 Japan Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan Won vacant WBC Youth light-flyweight title
4 Win 4–0 Japan Takashi Omae TKO 4 (8), 0:59 10 Aug 2015 Japan Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
3 Win 3–0 Japan Katsunori Nagamine TKO 7 (8), 1:40 26 Mar 2015 Japan Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan
2 Win 2–0 Thailand Phunwanai Wor Surapol TKO 2 (8), 1:01 19 Oct 2014 Japan KBS Hall, Kyoto, Japan
1 Win 1–0 Indonesia Heri Amol UD 6 3 Aug 2014 Japan IMP Hall, Osaka, Japan