Boxing

Ruenroeng earns split decision over Ioka to remain unbeaten

Osaka, Japan (SportsNetwork.com) - Amnat Ruenroeng remained unbeaten and kept his IBF flyweight title Wednesday with a split decision over Kazuto Ioka.

Ruenroeng won by scores of 119-108 and 115-112 on two cards, while another judge saw it 114-113 in favor of Ioka, a former minimumweight and light flyweight champion who was also unbeaten entering the bout.

The 34-year-old Ruenroeng improved to 13-0 lifetime. He won the vacant IBF crown four months ago against Rocky Fuentes.

Ioka fell to 14-1.

05/07 14:58:23 ET

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