Before a hometown crowd in Fuzhou, China’s Xu Can defeats Japan’s Shun Kubo in first defence of his featherweight title

//Before a hometown crowd in Fuzhou, China’s Xu Can defeats Japan’s Shun Kubo in first defence of his featherweight title

Before a hometown crowd in Fuzhou, China’s Xu Can defeats Japan’s Shun Kubo in first defence of his featherweight title

Chinese boxer Xu Can successfully defended his WBA featherweight title at the first attempt by stopping Japanese challenger Shun Kubo in round six on Sunday in Fuzhou.The 25-year-old is just the third Chinese in history to hold a boxing world title, along with WBC minimumweight titlist Xiong Zhaozhong and WBO flyweight champion Zou Shiming.Xu, who improves to 17-2 (3 KOs), holds the lesser version of the WBA’s two featherweight titles but the ruthless win is more evidence that he is a force to…

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