Ioka retains strawweight crown with early TKO

Kazuto Ioka stayed unbeaten and retained his round TKO of Yodgoen Tor Chalermchai on Saturday.

The fight was stopped at the 1:38 mark.

Ioka (9-0, 6 KOs) made his second defense of the title he won in February. He also beat Juan Hernandez in a 12-round unanimous decision in August.

Chalermchai (8-1) was fighting for the first time outside of his native Thailand.