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Naito retains WBC flyweight title with TKO

TOKYO -- Daisuke Naito of Japan defended his WBC flyweight title Wednesday with a technical knockout of Tomonobu Shimizu.

Naito used defense in the early rounds but stopped Shimizu in the 10th round with a flurry of punches for his third title defense.

Naito improved to 33-2 with 21 KOs.

Also, Takefumi Sakata defended his WBA flyweight title with an unanimous decision over Hiroyuki Hisataka.

Sakata improved to 33-4.