Mongolian Yesugen Oyuntsetseg earned a majority decision over top-ranked Japanese featherweight Akane Fujiwara of Watanabe Boxing Gym to win the vacant World Boxing Organization’s Asia-Pacific female super bantamweight title on Dec. 1 in Tokyo.
After the eight-round fight at Korakuen Hall, two of the three judges scored the fight 80-72 and 79-73 in favor of the 21-year-old Oyuntsetseg while the third judge had it even at 76-76.
Oyuntsetseg, who advanced to the last eight in the world amateur championships in May this year, took control of the fight with quick jabs and straight rights.
While the 35-year-old Fujiwara occasionally landed left hooks, the Mongolian landed a hard counter right in the seventh and ended the fight on top.
With the victory, Oyuntsetseg has a professional record of two straight while Fujiwara fell to 5-2-1 win-loss-draw tally with two knockouts.
The fight served as the chief supporting card for the WBO’s world female super flyweight championships.