Takashi Uchiyama tops Tokyo card

Updated: March 13, 2013, 2:23 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A pair of world title bouts will be fought May 6 in Tokyo, it was announced on Wednesday.

Japanese junior lightweight titlist Takashi Uchiyama (19-0-1, 16 KOs) will make his seventh title defense when he faces Venezuelan Jaider Parra (20-0-1, 10 KOs), the younger brother of former flyweight titleholder Lorenzo Parra.

"I wish to keep winning until my ultimate confrontation with another interim titlist, Yuriorkis Gamboa," said Uchiyama, who is coming off an eighth-round knockout ...

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