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Junto Nakatani Brutally Knocks Out Andrew Moloney in Twelfth, Wins WBO Title

Junto Nakatani (25-0, 19 KOs) has once again emerged triumphant, claiming the coveted title of a two-division world champion. he exhibited sheer brilliance in his battle against Andrew Moloney (25-3, 16 KOs), ultimately sealing his victory with a scintillating 12th-round knockout.

Nakatani (25-0, 19 KOs) had sent Moloney to the canvas thrice throughout the match—in the second, 11th, and finally, in the 12th round. However, it was that last fateful blow that would reverberate through the sport, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of spectators.

The newly crowned champion had already built an insurmountable lead on the scorecards, heading toward a unanimous decision victory. Towering over his opponent and possessing tremendous power as a southpaw, Nakatani seemed destined to claim the title in a dominant fashion. And then, in a split second, everything changed.

Eventually, Moloney mustered the strength to rise from the canvas, his battered body bearing the scars of an unforgettable clash. Despite the agony and disappointment, he displayed remarkable sportsmanship, extending his hand in congratulations to the deserving victor, Nakatani.

At just 25 years of age, Nakatani has surged through the ranks with unparalleled ferocity. His impressive run, which includes stopping seven of his last eight opponents, has solidified his position as one of the most formidable fighters in the lighter-weight divisions. With the honor of being a former WBO 112-pound titleholder and now a dominant force in the 115-pound division, Nakatani's ascent to greatness is a testament to his skill, determination, and unyielding spirit.


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