In a Mexico vs Japan battle at the Gimnasio Miguel Hidalgo in Puebla, Mexico on Saturday, Esmeralda "Joya" Moreno won the WBC flyweight championship from the previously unbeaten Naomi Togashi.
"Joya" Moreno scored won a unanimous decision with scores of 98-92, 99-94 and 97-93.
In the dressing room after the fight the new World Boxing Council flyweight champion, recognized her opponent as a"fighter with a big heart", and stated "This night was the best.
"Today begins a new cycle in my career. With the support of my promoter Fausto Garcia and Boxeo de Gala, I will defend my title several times,” insisted Moreno.
The dethroned Togashi recognized in the new world champion "a great fighter, very technical" and accepted the superiority of the Mexican, she could reign for a long time.
June 25, 2012