Yusuke Kobori

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Yusuke Kobori
Statistics
Real name

Yusuke Kobori

Rated at

Lightweight

Height

5 ft. 7˝ in. (171 cm.)

Nationality

Flag of Japan Japanese

Birth date

October 11, 1981 (1981-10-11) (age 27)

Birth place

Yotsukaidō, Chiba, Japan

Stance

Orthodox

Boxing record
Total fights

26

Wins

23

Wins by KO

12

Losses

2

Draws

1

No contests

0

Yusuke Kobori (小堀 佑介?) is a professional boxer from Japan.

Kobori won the Japanese super featherweight title on January 14, 2006 by knocking out Keita Manabe in the second round. He went on to defend it 6 times.

Later, he won the WBA lightweight title by knocking out Nicaraguan José Alfaro in the 3rd round on May 19, 2008. Kobori, became Japan's third world champion at lightweight and first since Takanori Hatakeyama in 2000.[1][clarify]

Preceded by
Jose Alfaro
WBA Lightweight Champion
May 19, 2008present
Incumbent