sho kimura

NEVULA has become the official sponsor of Sho Kimura (age 30, Aoki Boxing Gym), the former WBO world flyweight champion and currently the 2nd ranked WBA light-flyweight boxer.

Sho Kimura will challenge Carlos Canizales (age 26, Venezuela), the WBA light-flyweight Champion, on May 26, 2019, in Jinzhou, Jiangxi Province, China.

Thanks to the popularity of Sho Kimura in China, the match is scheduled to be broadcast live by China National Broadcasting. On the day of the match, you can find Nevula’s logo on his trunks.

CHAIN BASE is wishing the best of luck to Sho Kimura.

sho kimura

-About Sho Kimura:
Former WBO world flyweight champion / Ranked 2nd in WBA world light-flyweight.
Born on November 24, 1988 / From Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan / debuted on April 22, 2013
Height: 165 cm / Type: Right fighter
Achievements: 22 matches 18 wins (11 KO) 2 losses 2 draws

April 22, 2013
Debuted at Tokyo Korakuen Hall (1R KO lost, vs. Shosuke Oji)

May 26, 2015
Became the light-flyweight champion at DANGAN B-class tournament (vs. Tomoyuki Kaneko)

November 23, 2016
Won the title at the WBO Asia Pacific Flyweight Championship in Osaka, by winning the decision against Masahiro Sakamoto (Rokushima).

July 28, 2017
Won the championship title at the WBO World Flyweight Title Match in Shanghai, China, by 11R TKO against Zhou Shimin (China).

December 13, 2017
Defended the title for the first time at Ota-ku Gymnasium, Tokyo, by winning against Toshiyuki Igarashi (Teiken), former WBC World Flyweight Champion, by 9R TKO.

July 27, 2018
Succeeded in defending the title for the second time, by winning against Froilan Saludar, ranked at the fourth place by 6R TKO, in Qingdao, China.

September 24, 2018
Lost the title at the WBO World Flyweight Championship in Nagoya, with a loss of decision against Kosei Tanaka (Hatanaka), ranked No. 1 at the time.

February 2019
Returned to active service.

March 30, 2019
Won the title at the OPBF Flyweight Silver Championship in Shanghai, China, by 3R TKO.

-About the TV program