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Takashi Miura wins by decision

Updated: August 18, 2013, 2:10 AM ET
ESPNDeportes.com

MEXICO -- Sergio Thompson had been on a hot streak, but junior lightweight titlist Takashi Miura was just a little hotter on Saturday, earning a unanimous decision win at the Plaza de Toros in Cancun.

After flooring Thompson (27-3, 25 KOs) twice in the fight, Miura rebounded from a knockdown and took the Mexican challenger the distance. Thompson, 29, who had been riding a 13-fight winning streak, couldn't keep up with Japan's Miura, who was favored by all three judges, 114-110 (twice) and ...

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