Tokyo, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) - Japan's Takashi Miura retained his WBC super featherweight title Friday with a third-round TKO of Australia's Billy Dib.

It was the fourth successful title defense for Miura, who improved to 29-2-2 and earned his 22nd knockout. He sent Dib to the canvas midway through the third round with a left hook.

Dib fell to 39-4 and suffered his second knockout loss.